LOWELL (CBS) – A student was arrested after posting a threat against Lowell High School on Snapchat.

Police learned of the Snapchat post, which involved a “possible firearm,” on Friday around 7 a.m.

Officers took the student who allegedly posted the threat into custody on a charge of making threats causing the disruption of school.

There is no current threat to the school following the incident, police said.

“The safety of students and staff is of the utmost importance, and appropriate action is being taken by both the Lowell Police Department and Lowell Public Schools,” police said.

The student’s identity was not released.


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