Las Vegas 11-year-old student arrested for making school threat

An 11-year-old Las Vegas student has been arrested after being accused of making threats against local schools.
Published: May. 15, 2023 at 7:17 PM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - An 11-year-old Clark County School District student has been arrested in connection with threats made to county schools.

According to CCSD police, the student is in sixth grade. Officers said that the student claims he did it as a joke. CCSD police said that making threats like this is a serious crime—not a joke—and that those who do so will be criminally charged.

The student will also face discipline from the school district. Police also encourage parents to talk to their children about the seriousness of making school threats.