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Student charged for bullet, threat in Lancaster County school

Written by The Associated Press | Mar 16, 2016 8:46 AM
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(Lancaster) -- Police have charged a student with leaving a bullet and a threat of violence in a boys' bathroom at a Lancaster County high school. 

The Manheim Township High School student's name isn't being released because he's a juvenile.

The 17-year-old has been charged with terroristic threats. 

Police say the school locked down Tuesday after the bullet was found near the message scrawled on a restroom wall.

The specific message wasn't revealed.

The lockdown was administrative, meaning classrooms were locked but teachers continued their classes normally otherwise, until the school decided to dismissed early about 11:45 a.m. 

No weapons were found in the building and nobody was hurt.

School district spokeswoman Marcie Brody says the situation was resolved quickly because school officials worked together with township police.
    

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