Authorities: 14-year-old arrested after Twitter threat

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PENNFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A 14-year-old was arrested Wednesday after allegedly posting threats of violence at Penfield High School on Twitter.

According to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, the school was notified of the threat around 2:40 p.m. The school resource deputy, who was already there, took the 14-year-old student into custody within minutes.

The student was then arrested and taken to the county juvenile home.

He didn’t have any weapons with him when the deputy approached him. “No students at the Pennfield schools were in any danger,” the sheriff’s office said.