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Clawson student in custody for making threat against school

Charles E. Ramirez
The Detroit News

Clawson — Police said Wednesday they have taken a teen into custody for allegedly making a threat against Clawson High School on social media.

Students reported the threat made on Snapchat to school officials at about 10 a.m. Wednesday, according to authorities. A current student who was not at the high school made the threat, officials said, and indicated he was coming to the building with a gun.

Police said the school district's superintendent put the entire district on lockdown and called the authorities.

Investigators and school officials were able to identify the 19-year-old student and contacted him in Auburn Hills, officials said. Police interviewed him and took him into custody.

Police continue to investigate.

cramirez@detroitnews.com
Twitter: @CharlesERamirez