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Police: 16-year-old arrested in connection with bomb threat

Posted: May 14, 2014 at 5:03 p.m.

A 16-year-old Springdale High School student was arrested Wednesday after police found evidence that he was connected to a recent bomb threat, according to a news release.

The teenager was arrested on the Springdale High campus Monday afternoon in connection with felony communicating a false alarm, according to a news release issued Wednesday.

The incident occurred on April 23 when police responded to a report of a spray painted bomb threat on the side of a building at the school, according to the release. Police didn't find any suspicious packages on the campus.

The teenager was scheduled to be transported to the Washington County Juvenile Detention Center on Wednesday, according to the release. The investigation is ongoing and more arrests are possible.

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