A 16-year-old boy was arrested yesterday, accused of writing a threat to kill "everyone" at South Kitsap High School, police said. A note found last Tuesday in a boys restroom...
PORT ORCHARD A 16-year-old boy was arrested yesterday, accused of writing a threat to kill “everyone” at South Kitsap High School, police said.
A note found last Tuesday in a boys restroom threatened a Dec. 15 attack on the lunchroom, Chief Al Townsend said.
The boy, arrested on suspicion of felony harassment, was scheduled for arraignment today at the Kitsap County Youth Services Center, where he was being held.
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The teen was identified through a school-hallway video showing “a suspicious subject” near the restroom around the time the note was left, Townsend said.
A handwriting analysis suggested the author was serious about the threat, and the teen has a violent record, Townsend said.
He did not elaborate.
Officers who searched the boy’s home found no obvious means for carrying out an attack.
The teens’ friends did not appear to know about the note and there were no indications anyone else was involved, the chief said.