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Man Accused of Making Bomb Threat at Manchester, NH High School

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    Man Accused of Making Bomb Threat at Manchester, NH High School
    Manchester Police Department
    Benjamin Dumont, 18, of Manchester, New Hampshire was arrested Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 for allegedly threatening to bomb West High School.

    Police in New Hampshire have accused an 18-year-old man of making a bomb threat through social media at a Manchester high school.

    Police said they arrested Benjamin Dumont at his Manchester home on a criminal threatening charge at about 1:45 a.m. Wednesday. He was released on bail and is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 13. It wasn't immediately known if he had a lawyer and a phone number couldn't be found for him.

    Police said a school resource officer alerted investigators to the threat at West High School around 5 p.m. Tuesday.

    Several bomb detection dogs cleared the school to ensure it was safe.

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