Woodmont student arrested for making threats

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A 15 year-old student at Woodmont High School was arrested Monday for making specific threats against specific students, staff and more general threats against the school. According to the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office, School Resource Officers with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office arrested the student at approximately 11:30 a.m. after receiving information about the threats from the school administration. Officers initiated an investigation and to arrested the student at the school.  The student has been charged with Disturbing Schools and Threatening the Use of a Destructive or Incendiary Device and was transported to the Greenville County Juvenile Detention Center.  Resource Officers did not locate any weapon or incendiary devices on the student or at the school.

The student has been suspended and recommended for expulsion according to Greenville County Schools spokesperson Beth Brotherton.