Former Abilene ISD Student Behind Bars for Making Bomb Threat Against One of Their Schools

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ABILENE - A former Abilene ISD student is behind bars for making a bomb threat against one of their schools.

The Abilene Police Department tells NewsWest 9, the investigation into the threats did not turn up any specific plans to carry them out.

The teen was still arrested and taken to the juvenile detention center.

The arrest comes after police addressed rumors circulating on social media sites that referenced a possible school shooting in Abilene this Friday.

They warn that anyone else spreading false information on social media sites could also be arrested.