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Brevard student accused of making threats against school on social media

Student was charged with sending written threats to kill or injure

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – The Brevard County Sheriff's Office said a student accused of making threats on social media against Edgewood Junior-Senior High School has been arrested. 

The Sheriff's Office said a student attending the school received the threat.

Deputies said investigators were able to find the student accused of making the threat.

Investigators said the suspected weapon was determined to be a replica firearm.

"From our investigation, we determined there was no threat present at the school and no weapons on campus," Jacqueline Ingratta, Principal, Edgewood Junior-Senior High School said.

The student was charged with sending written threats to kill or injure, according to the Sheriff's Office.

The student was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center and deputies said the threat is no longer considered to be credible.

"BCSO will handle the situation from a law enforcement standpoint, and Edgewood will continue to work to keep all students and staff safe," Ingratta added.

Sheriff Wayne Ivey thanked all the investigators who responded to the scene.

"Today's case is a perfect example of what happens when we all work together to keep our schools safe," Ivey said.


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