Court docs: Franklin boy made other threats before alleged bomb threat Thursday

A Franklin teen who allegedly made bomb threats at Franklin Junior High School on Thursday had also threatened to “blow up a Springboro school” according to arrest records from Warren County Juvenile Court.

The 13-year-old boy was arraigned Friday on a charge of delinquency by way of inducing panic, a second-degree felony, and will remain in the Warren County Juvenile Detention Center until further order of the court, according to court records obtained by this news outlet. The boy entered a “denial” to the charge, which is the equivalent of a “not guilty” plea in adult court.

The complaint made by Franklin School Resource Officer Amanda Myers says the boy allegedly made a statement to other students at the school that he would bomb the school. After the boy was sent home and evaluated through medical personnel, the boy returned to school and made another threat to students to blow up a Springboro school, according to the complaint.

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Myers noted on the complaint that the Springboro school resource officer requested the boy be ordered to stay away from their schools during this time as well.

In addition to keeping the boy in juvenile detention, Magistrate Jenna Seitz also ordered that he have no contact with anyone connected to the Franklin and Springboro schools. However, the boy may have contact with the school for purposes of an expulsion hearing or if Franklin permits him to attend, according to court records.

The boy is also prohibited from initiating or having any contact with protected people in the order, including on social media. A risk assessment was also ordered for the boy.

Superintendent Michael Sander told this news outlet Thursday afternoon that the boy was arrested after allegedly making a verbal bomb threat during an argument with a teacher.

Sander said classes were not interrupted and no school lockdown was involved.

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