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Last week, a 14-year-old boy was arraigned in Butler County Juvenile Court, where a magistrate ordered he remain in juvenile detention.
He allegedly posted “17 people. I can beat that,” in reference to the Florida school shooting, according to the complaint filed in juvenile court.
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In the latest instance, witnesses overheard the comments the student made on the bus and immediately contacted the police department, according to investigators handling the case.
“Parents are requested to stress to their children the seriousness of making statements or comments that can be perceived as threatening. Each reported incident will be thoroughly investigated, and the appropriate charges filed,” police explained in a statement.
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