Teen Arrested For Threat Against Glenwood High School

Sep 17, 2014

A 17 year old was taken into custody this morning after school officials and Chatham police were alerted to a message posted on Twitter.

The teen, whose identity is not being released, was arrested at his home for making an electronic threat and aggravated battery of a police officer.  Chatham Sgt. Scott Tarter said an officer was scratched when making the arrest.

Few other details are available as the case remains under investigation.  Tarter described the threat as "general" in regards to violence, "but definitely directed at the school."

School officials indicated the teen is a former student at Glenwood High.  A student informed them of the message. 

Tarter said at no time were students in any immediate danger.