Update: PSO has arrested a 13-year-old student in connection with this incident. The student, who admitted sending the threat on social media, was arrested for Written Threats to Kill, Disruption of a School Function and Making a False Report to Law Enforcement.
Threats have consequences, even if they’re made as a joke. PSO once again reminds parents and guardians to speak with students about the importance of not sharing rumors or threats over social media and reporting any potential threats promptly. Tips regarding threats can be made by calling PSO’s Crime Tips Line at 1-800-706-2488, or reporting tips online at PascoSheriff.com/tips.