Northern Va. teen arrested for threatening school

DCW50 News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

CULPEPER CO. – A 13-year-old boy was arrested after planning to attack his school.

School officials were made aware by a parent who observed a social media conversation where the boy confessed his plans to commit acts of violence at school.

The Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation immediately.

Deputies say they searched the juvenile’s home and found a switchblade knife, boy, and pellet rifle.

The boy said he wanted to take revenge on a person he claims bullied him over the last several years and said he wanted to shoot “the deserving,” according to deputies.

Deputies say the boy also intended to commit suicide.

The boy was detained.

Local News

More Local Stories

Latest

More News

More News

Don't Miss

Latest News

More DCW50 News