Minor arrested for allegedly making threats on Santa Cruz school

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A minor who allegedly made online threats against a school in Santa Cruz has been arrested Monday. 

According to the Santa Cruz Police Department, a staff member from the school found an online threat and called SCPH. A shelter-in-place was made for caution. Officers were also sent to the campus. 

Within 90 minutes, SCPD detectives identified a boy who allegedly made a social media account to threaten the school. The boy is now in police custody. 

The minor is a resident of Santa Cruz County but is not a student of the school. He was arrested for making criminal threats and his case is forwarded to the Santa Cruz County District Attorney’s Office.