Queens Teen Arrested After Making Threat to Carry Out School Shooting in NJ

by Charles Webster, MCPO

FREEHOLD-A Queens, New York, juvenile taken into police custody Sunday evening poses no threat to the safety of students after posting hoax threats to carry out a shooting at an undisclosed school. The juvenile caused the false alarm using a fictitious profile name on Facebook falsely claiming to belong to someone from Freehold Township, N.J. who attended Freehold Township High School.

The juvenile was arrested following an investigation by the Freehold Township Police Department with assistance from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and New York City Police Department.

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