Student accused of making threat against Tucson school

Student accused of making threat against Tucson school
The picture shows a pair of handcuffs on a black wooden table. (Source: Gray News)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A 15-year-old was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 21, after allegedly making a threat against a school in the Tucson area.

According to the Oro Valley Police Department, a threat against Canyon Del Oro was reported around 6:40 a.m.

The student, who has not been identified, is facing a charge of interference with an educational institution.

“A parent of a student attending CDO reported her child observed a threat made via computer warning other students not to attend school the next day and threatened the safety of the school,” the OVPD said in a news release.

The OVPD said it increased officer presence at the school during the investigation.

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