State police: Student arrested after calling in bomb threat on school bus

BRIDGEWATER, MASS. (WHDH) - A student was arrested and charged after calling in a threat about a bomb onboard a school bus in Bridgewater on Friday, according to state police.

The threat, which was received by Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School and later deemed fake, prompted an evacuation of the bus at a rest stop on Route 24 north shortly before 3 p.m.

After a bomb squad cleared the bus, investigators determined the threat came from a student onboard.

Police say criminal charges will be filed against the student, whose name was not made public.

No additional details were immediatle avaialble.

An investigation is ongoing.

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