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13-Year-Old Arrested For Making Bomb Threat At Middle School

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(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)- A 13-year-old has been arrested for making a bomb threat against Newton Middle School.

Arapahoe County Sheriff’s deputies were notified of the threat at Newton Middle School on Wednesday.

They determined the threat to be credible and responded to the school with the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad. During the investigation they determined that the teen boy had taken steps toward completing the threat.

After interviewing the boy, components of an explosive device were thought to be located at his home. Investigators and bomb squad technicians searched the home and found evidence to support the credibility of the bomb threat.

He was taken into custody and transported to the 18th Judicial District Juvenile Assessment Center. The teen has been charged with possession of components thereof- explosive or incendiary parts, which is a felony.

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