Jul 30, 2014

Student Arrested for Threatening Spring-Ford Staff

The 16-year old has been charged.

Student Arrested for Threatening Spring-Ford Staff

A 16-year-old Spring-Ford Area High School student was arrested at the school on Tuesday, December 18 for allegedly making threats against administrators and teachers. 

According to the Limerick Township Police Department's Facebook page, the department has filed charges of making terroristic threats, along with other related charges.

Both the school district and the police department have stated that no students, teachers or staff were in danger during the incident. 

Police report that the student was taken into custody and committed to the Horsham Clinic for a psychiatric evaluation. 

A district statement said that "disciplinary measures were taken and [t]he matter is now in the hands of the Limerick Township Police Department."

"The safety and well-being of all students is our highest priority, which is why the district handles all threats swiftly and appropriately," the district said.

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