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Elbert County Sheriff's Office: Student arrested for threats, teacher cited for failing to report


A 15-year-old student at Elbert School has been charged with making threats against students, and a staff member has been charged with failing to report the threats, the Elbert County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies were notified of the threat on April 10, according to a news release.

Deputies charged the student, who was not named, with two felonies for threatening to harm students at the school in the town of Elbert.

Deputies also discovered that the threat had been reported to a staff member at the school, who failed to follow mandatory reporting laws, according to the news release. The staff member, who was not named, has been issued a court summons.

The student is in custody, and students are not in danger, the release said.


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