Police say on Tuesday they arrested a 15-year-old Chino Hills High School student on allegations he threatened to commit a shooting on the school campus.
CBS Los Angeles reports that Chino police said the teenage boy was charged with criminal threats after being taken from his home in Ontario.
Officers had been informed on Tuesday that threats of a campus shooting had been posted on Twitter. What the exact nature of the tweet was has not been disclosed.
Chino police said in a statement, “There is no current threat to students or faculty on campus.” And it went on to say, “We are ensuring that we have adequate resources dedicated to the investigation and available to assist on campus should the need arise.”
Due to the fact that the suspect is a child, he was not identified.