PA Girl suspended for making ‘terrorist threats’ with Hello Kitty bubble gun

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

A 5-year-old girl from Pennsylvania has been suspended from school for threatening to shoot herself and a classmate with a Hello Kitty bubble gun.

According to the family’s attorney, the child made the remark last week but didn’t even have the toy with her.

The lawyer says the girl was questioned by school officials for three hours without her parents’ knowledge. She was then suspended for ten days for making, what the district called, “terrorist threats.”

The suspension was reduced to four days.

The Mount Carmel area school district issued a statement saying, quote, “We don’t comment on issues involving staff or students because of confidentiality.”

Read more.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.