17-year-old arrested for making threat to Cameron High School, police say

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CAMERON, Mo. — A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection to making a threat on social media to Cameron High School.

According to Cameron Police, the Cameron School District received notification that a threat was made using social media Tuesday night.

School administration and a school resource officer contacted police to report the threat.

During the investigation, police identified a Cameron High School student as a possible suspect. Police learned the suspect was in St. Joseph and police there responded to the suspect’s location and detained the teenager at the request of Cameron police.

The 17-year-old was taken to a juvenile detention center and is awaiting formal charges.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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