A warrant for aggravated menacing has been requested against the student.
Springfield High School student arrested for social media threats
Springfield City Schools Spokeswoman Cherie Moore didn’t respond to requests for comment on Monday.
Local schools faced multiples threats in the past few weeks in Clark and Champaign counties.
On March 1, a 6-year-old boy brought a loaded handgun to Kenwood Elementary School. On Feb. 28, a Mechanicsburg Middle School student was arrested after allegedly making a threat against the school.
On Feb. 22, a Springfield High School student was arrested after police said she posted a Facebook threat about a school shooting that went viral, causing districts across Clark County and the U.S. to take precautions and many students to stay home.
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Authorities declined to name the 16-year-old junior but said she was charged with felony inducing panic in juvenile court.
Last month, a student brought a gun to Simon Kenton Elementary School, Springfield-Clark County CTC locked down after a social media threat and a Northwestern student was arrested for a Snapchat threat.
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