A female juvenile was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Scott County after threats were allegedly made at Austin High School Monday and on social media Monday evening.
Indiana State Police Spokesman Jerry Goodin says that the Sellersburg Post was called to the school after a student had allegedly threat to harm others. ISP Detective Matt Busick investigated with the help of the school system and the Austin City Police. As he was investigating that alleged threat, the juvenile allegedly posted other threats on social media.
Detective Busick completed his investigation and presented it to the Scott County Prosecutor’s Office Tuesday morning. An order was granted by the Scott County Circuit Court and the female was arrested and transported to the Clark County Juvenile Detention Center in Jeffersonville. She was charged with three counts of Juvenile Delinquency / Intimidation.
Goodin says that Indiana State Police want school children and their parents to know that any and all real or perceived threats towards a school and / or students will be dealt with. He adds that threats will not be tolerated.