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Palm Beach Central High School student charged with threatening Seminole Ridge High School

Posted: 6:59 AM, Oct 03, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-03 12:15:25-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Palm Beach County teen has been arrested for making a threat against his former school.

The Palm Beach Post  reports that the 17-year-old student was arrested Monday morning following a threat to Seminole Ridge High School. The student currently attends Palm Beach Central High School.

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School officials say Seminole Ridge was placed on a lockdown for part of Monday. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says the teen was taken to a juvenile detention facility and faces an intimidation charge.

Authorities weren't immediately releasing details about the threat.