Springfield PD: 13-year-old arrested, charged with making false school bomb threats


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A thirteen-year-old is in police custody after police say they made threats towards a school Monday night.

Springfield Police Department spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News the 13 year-old was charged with making a false bomb threat.

Walsh explained that the threat was made in an Instagram post and made it clear that there is no credible threat.

There is no word on if the 13-year-old is a student at the school or which school was threatened.

As of late Monday night, no Springfield schools have issued a statement regarding the threat.

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