Police Arrest Western Center Student On Terror Threats

LIMERICK PA – Charges that included two counts of terroristic threats, a count of harassment and a count of disorderly conduct were filed last Friday (Nov. 30, 2012) by Limerick Township police against a 10th-grade student of the Spring-Ford Area School District, who allegedly threatened to shoot other students at the Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center, The (Pottstown PA) Mercury newspaper reported Tuesday (Dec 4).

Police Arrest Western Center Student On Terror ThreatsArrest of the 15-year-old, who was not identified because he is a juvenile, followed what township Police Chief William Albany said was an investigation prompted by threats that were reported to have occurred Nov. 14. The suspect was said to have told other students he would “shoot up the place,” according to The Mercury.

The center, 77 Graterford Rd., is attended by students from the Spring-Ford, Pottsgrove and Upper Perkiomen school districts.

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