Another student arrested for making school threats in Minnesota

It's the latest in a string of threats made against a Minnesota school.

What's happening?

A student of Triton Public Schools in Dodge Center, southeast Minnesota, is in custody after making threats against the school.

According to a statement by the Dodge County Sheriff's Office, he was being held in a juvenile holding facility in Rochester ahead of a first court appearance on Friday.

What did he do?

He is said to have made threats to students both verbally and on Snapchat that they "better not come to school on Friday" because he intended to harm people.

When he was questioned by police, he admitted to making the threats but told officers he wasn't serious and was acting alone.

"We take every threat like this seriously," the public schools said, "and applaud those involved in reporting these threats. This serves as an important reminder to students and parents to always report threats and behavior like this to the sheriff's office."

This is happening a lot

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 on Wednesday 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.

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