Child charged with making threats against Havelock school

Child charged with making threats against Havelock school
Published: Nov. 30, 2022 at 12:28 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 30, 2022 at 2:08 PM EST
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HAVELOCK, N.C. (WITN) - A 13-year-old boy is in a juvenile detention center after police said he made threats against his school.

Havelock police said late Tuesday afternoon the school system and the police department were made aware of a threat toward Tucker Creek Middle School.

Police learned that a student had threatened to bring a gun to school.

That student was arrested last night on a juvenile petition for making threats toward the school. Police said he was taken into custody and sent to a juvenile detention facility.