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Benton, KY student charged with making a threat


A student has been removed after an incident Friday morning at Benton Middle School.

The student was detained by the school resource officer.

According to information from a deputy, he was contacted by administration at Benton Middle School after a student had made threats to several other students.

Students reported it to the principal who then investigated the report.

She checked the property of the student. A box was found with a cell phone with a battery attached to it inside.

It was determined to not be an actual explosive device.

The juvenile was charged with terroristic threatening 1st degree.

The juvenile was detained and removed from the school.

There is no evidence of any further threat.

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