11-year-old girl arrested for threatening Minnesota school

Cloquet becomes the latest Minnesota city to receive threats against local schools.
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An 11-year-old girl has been arrested in Cloquet, Minnesota after a threat of violence was made against two local schools on social media.

The Cloquet Police Department says the threats referenced Cloquet High and Middle schools.

Around 30 minutes after being informed of the threat on Tuesday evening, police found an 11-year-old girl they believe to be responsible.

She has been taken into custody and is currently held at the Arrowhead Juvenile Center on a charge of threats of violence.

Police also seized an Airsoft pistol from her home.

"The Cloquet Police Department takes all threats seriously and will continue to maintain a presence in our schools and work with our partners to ensure perpetrators are dealt with accordingly," the department said.

School threats since the Parkland massacre

Since the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, here are some of the reports of school threats in Minnesota.

Orono Schools locked down after threat by student.

School canceled at Cambridge-Isanti after possible threat.

– Threat in Zimmerman that led to arrest of one juvenile.

– 2 alerts at East Ridge School in Woodbury after threats posted on social media.

Classes canceled in Hill City, Minnesota after threats on Feb. 22.

– Former North Branch High School student arrested for making a threat against the school.

St. Francis Area Schools closed all schools after threat made against one of them.

– Teen arrested for making threats at Jackson County Central Public Schools.

Adrian Public Schools investigated a non-specific threat made on Feb. 17.

– Student tells Triton High School classmates he intends to harm people on Mar. 1.

– Girl arrested in Cloquet on Mar. 6 for threats on social media.

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