Susquehanna Township HS student charged after making threatening post on social media, police say

DAUPHIN COUNTY — A Susquehanna Township High School student has been charged with terroristic threats and disorderly conduct after an investigation of a threatening post made on social media Monday, according to Susquehanna Township Police.

School officials notified police about the post on Monday, and police initiated an investigation.

According to police, officers determined where the threat originated from and interviewed the student and the student’s family to ensure there were no means available to execute the threat made toward the school.

The student has been charged with terroristic threats and disorderly conduct

Susquehanna Township School District administration notified the parents in the district about the incident, police say.

The school district issued this release: 

Yesterday, the District was notified of a threatening post made by a high school student. The District contacted the Susquehanna Township Police immediately and the student was removed from the building. At no time were students or staff in danger.

Administration worked closely with the Susquehanna Township Police Department throughout their investigation. District administration has taken the appropriate disciplinary action in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct. The safety of our students and staff is of the utmost importance.

“We encourage parents, students and members of our community to report any threatening social media posts to the building administrators, our district office and/or law enforcement”, says Dr. Tamara Willis, STSD Superintendent of Schools.

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