Kentucky juvenile arrested after making ‘disturbing’ threats to school, staff, state police say

Published 5:01 pm Wednesday, September 7, 2022

A Kentucky juvenile has been charged after police say the student made threats against the school on social media Monday night.

Hickman County High School administrators confirmed Wednesday that a male student had made the threat. School officials contacted law enforcement to investigate.

Troopers with the Kentucky State Police charged the juvenile after investigating a threat of school violence.

State police said the social media post included “disturbing statements directed to the school and school staff.”

The post also reportedly included an image of a firearm.

State police charged the juvenile with one count of terroristic threatening, 1st degree.

The juvenile was released to a guardian after consultation with the Hickman County Court Designated Worker.