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Minor was arrested after allegedly making threats of violence against a Fayetteville school on a social media app



Fayetteville, Ark. – According to the statement, authorities were notified of threats of violence made by a student against a Fayetteville school.

This unfortunate incident occurred on August 29, 2021. Police say the juvenile was arrested on a terroristic threatening charge and was later transported to the Washington County Juvenile Detention Center.

The Fayetteville Police Department released the following statement.

“The Fayetteville Police Department encourages parents to speak with their children about the seriousness of threats and the importance of reporting suspicious activities, threats or disturbing information to a trusted adult.

The Fayetteville Police Department wants to reassure the community that we do not take the felony arrest of a juvenile lightly, but the safety of our Fayetteville Public Schools faculty, staff and students is a top priority.

We also want to stress the importance of parental control apps, which in this case made it possible for a parent to see and report the threats”