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Boy arrested in Calif. for threatening teacher on social media

SAN DIEGO >> San Diego police say a 17-year-old student has been arrested on suspicion of making threats via social media against a charter school teacher in Point Loma and a middle school in Clairemont.

The Los Angeles Times reports the boy was taken to Juvenile Hall Wednesday on a possible charge of making a terrorist threat after the postings were discovered by authorities.

The San Diego Police Department says a search of his family’s home found no weapons.

The nature of the threats was not disclosed.

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