Plainfield Police say a juvenile student was arrested for allegedly threatening a school shooting at Plainfield Central High School on Monday.
Police say they were called around 9:00 a.m. to the school in the 24000 block of Fort Beggs Dr. for a possible school shooting threat.
Police investigated the threat and said the juvenile admitted to making statements, "as a joke."
Class 4 felony charges for Disorderly Conduct were approved and the juvenile was transferred to the River Valley Juvenile Justice Center to await a custody hearing.
The juvenile was not in possession of any weapons at the time of his arrest and there was no evidence of any continuing threat to the school. Classes are
continuing as scheduled on Tuesday.
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