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13-year-old girl arrested for threat to Bartlesville middle school

Posted at 11:01 AM, Aug 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-30 18:15:07-04

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. -- A 13-year-old student was arrested after making threats to a Bartlesville middle school, officials said.

School officials said on Wednesday, information came forward regarding a female student who had made threats at Central Middle School.

The information was passed to Bartlesville police, who investigated the issue and arrested the girl on Wednesday night.

Police did not go into detail about the nature of the threat, but investigators determined it to be credible. Police said the student could be charged with misdemeanor threat to kill. 

Safety measures were increased at Bartlesville Public Schools, officials said.

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