Student arrested, accused of making ‘serious’ threats at Concord-Carlisle H.S.

CONCORD, MA (WHDH) - A Concord-Carlisle High School student was arrested Wednesday after making “serious threats,” officials said.

School officials were notified that a student had written threats against members of the school community, according to Superintendent Diana Rigby. Police said the student had an outburst in a classroom and was later found to have written “serious and specific threats” against fellow students and staff in a notebook. Police said the student named people specifically in his threats and referenced using firearms.

Rigby said the student was immediately removed from the school for a mental health evaluation. The student was arrested and Rigby said “he will not return” to the school.

Police said the 17-year-old student was charged with threatening to use deadly weapons in a school and threatening to commit a crime. In a release, police said no weapons were found. An “increased police presence” is expected at the school.

The student was arraigned at Framingham Juvenile Court.


(Copyright (c) 2018 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)