Teen Arrested On Several Charges After Brainerd High School Bomb Threat

Monday, March 4, 2013

Chattanooga Police responded to a bomb threat Monday, at approximately 11:35 a.m., at Brainerd High School.  

The Chattanooga Bomb Squad responded and no bomb was found. However, the investigation has led to the arrest of a 15-year-old male student at Brainerd High School for calling in the threat via a cellphone.  

The teen has been charged with false reports, abuse of 911, reckless endangerment, and disrupting a meeting.


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