Cops: 2 made online threats against other Timber Creek students

Published On: Jan 30 2013 03:56:25 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 14 2013 11:32:35 AM EST

Two Timber Creek High School students have been detained by authorities after police say a threat was made against other students online over the weekend, according to school officials.

Timber Creek High School Principal Dr. Gabriel Berrio left messages on parents' phones alerting them of the incident.

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"This weekend we received a report from law enforcement, along with tips from parents that a student posted threats online against other students to be carried out today," Berrio said. "That student, along with one other student, was apprehended by law enforcement yesterday."

Berrio continued saying although the students won't be in school, the administration will be taking additional steps to ensure the safety of all students.

"This ConnectORANGE is being sent to you to make you aware of the situation we are following and to keep you updated our security measures," Berrio said.

No other information, including the students' identities, have been released. It's not clear if the students are in still in police custody and if they'll be charged.

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