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Second student arrested in Van Wert county after school threat

Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas Riggenbach said the student was arrested Thursday after making two threatening posts on Instagram.

Posted: Feb. 23, 2018 2:12 PM
Updated: Feb. 23, 2018 10:20 PM

CONVOY, Ohio (WFFT) - A Crestveiw Local Schools student was arrested after making threats against the district on social media.

Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas Riggenbach said the student was arrested Thursday after making two threatening posts on Instagram.

Riggenbach said during the investigation, deputies found items inside the students house for evidence.

Investigators also said the student admitted to the social media posts.

The student is charged with three felonies, two counts of Inducing Panic and one count of telecommunications harassment.

Other charges are pending.

Thursday, a student at Van Wert City Schools was also arrested for making a threat to that school.

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