Arrest Made in New Hampshire School Threat

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Police have made an arrest in connection with a threat directed toward a school in Exeter, New Hampshire earlier this week.

The Exeter Police Department confirmed on Friday that a 16-year-old juvenile from Hampton, New Hampshire had turned himself into police.

Exeter police said they received a complaint around 10 a.m. Thursday regarding a past tense threat made toward the Seacoast School of Technology. The department said that it does not appear the threat was directed at any specific students, teachers or faculty.

School officials told Seacoastonline.com they received information from a student about a comment another student had made in a classroom. According to that report, the juvenile had told friends he was "going to shoot up the school."

The Seacoast School of Technology is a regional career and technical center serving high school students from six area towns.

School officials said the student who made the comments was not being allowed on school property.

Exeter Police performed multiple interviews and ultimately issued a warrant for the juvenile accusing him of misdemeanor criminal threatening.

The juvenile was released and is awaiting a date to appear in the Brentwood Family Court.

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