Ohio student arrested for making threat

A student was arrested Thursday morning in Lawrence County, Ohio after a threat was made toward Rock Hills schools on social media. (MGN Online)

A student was arrested Thursday morning in Lawrence County, Ohio after a threat was made toward Rock Hills schools on social media.

The threat made Wednesday referenced to "shooting up the school," according to a news release posted on the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office Facebook page.

Detectives contacted the website in question and was given the IP address from the computer where the message was sent from.

They also went to homes and conducted several interviews in an effort to locate who generated the threatening message.

Deputies arrested the student just after 2 a.m. Thursday at her home.

According to the release, she did admit her involvement in the threatening message to detectives.

She has been taken to the Lawrence County Juvenile Center.

“I am proud of the efforts of my staff and my Detectives in working tirelessly to resolve this matter,” Sheriff Jeff Lawless said. “We take all these threats very seriously, and will do our best to arrest anyone who threatens our children and schools.”



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