Bristol, Conn. student arrested for threatening comments toward his school

A 17-year-old high school student in Bristol, Conn. was arrested Sunday and faces juvenile charges for allegedly making threatening comments toward his school, according to police.

“No one was in any danger but the threat was taken seriously,’’ said a statement from the Bristol Police Lieutenant Jack Michaud.

The student faces charges of threatening and breach of peace, police said.

The statement said that two Bristol police officers have been assigned to the school to assist resources officers there. Police declined to comment further.

The city of Bristol is about 30 miles northeast of Newtown, where a horrific school shooting Friday killed 28 people, including the shooter and his mother.


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