Teen arrested for making school threat

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Photo of a suspect in handcuffs Photo credit Getty Images

Waterbury, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - A 17-year-old juvenile is under arrest for making a threat against a school in Waterbury today.

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Police say they received information about the threat against Waterbury Arts Magnet School this morning.

Students and staff sheltered in place as police investigated.

The suspect was later located and arrested, charged with breach of peace and threatening.

The shelter in place has since been lifted and police say they will remain on the campus throughout the day.