2 Tucson teens arrested over alleged school threat

2 Tucson teens arrested over alleged school threat

2 Tucson teens arrested over alleged school threat

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by The Associated Press

azfamily.com

Posted on January 8, 2013 at 11:47 AM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 9 at 12:04 PM

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Authorities say two students at Tucson's Sunnyside High School are in custody for allegedly making online threats against their school.
 
Tucson police said Monday that the two boys -- ages 16 and 17 -- were booked into the Pima County Juvenile Correction Center.
 
Police say the two are each facing one count of interference with an educational institution.
 
Officers were called to a home Sunday after a woman said she saw a remark on her child's Twitter account concerning a threat to the school.
 
Detectives located the boys responsible for the posts. Both claim the posts were meant as a joke and they had no intentions of harming anyone at Sunnyside.
 
Police say detectives didn't find any evidence that the teens had any equipment to carry through with their threats.

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