Police Arrest Bomb Threat Student After She Threatened ‘Serious Mass Destruction’ At Titusville High
By Space Coast Daily // February 1, 2019
Student charged with second degree felony
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Titusville Police have arrested a female student for making a hoax bomb threat to Titusville High School on Wednesday.
Police identified the 15-year-old student from Titusville who made the threat and charged her with a second degree felony of false reporting a planted bomb.
According to the investigation, police were contacted on Wednesday by CrimeLine’s “SpeakOut” anonymous hotline about a threat of serious mass destruction via a bomb that was going occur at Titusville High School on February 4.
The investigation revealed that the threat was unfounded., according to police.
Detectives were able to pinpoint the identity of the suspect and arrested her.
“The safety of our children is our number one priority and this resource is meant to keep students safe, not to make students scared,” said Titusville Police Lieutenant Tyler Wright.
“These types of hoax threats will not be tolerated and people who make them will be held accountable.”
The student has been booked into the Brevard County Juvenile Detention Center.
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