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Posted on: November 7, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Student Arrested for Terrorist Threat

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Longview, TX:  On November 2, 2022, at approximately 1:15 p.m., Longview Police Officers were made aware of a possible verbal threat towards Foster Middle and Judson Middle School campuses.  Longview Police Detectives took immediate steps to investigate the incident, which verified the initial report.

Detectives obtained a directive to apprehend for a student from Judson Middle School which was signed by a local judge for the F/3 "Terroristic Threat" charge regarding a threat towards the campus.  The student was apprehended off school grounds without incident and transported to the Gregg County Juvenile Detention Center.

The Longview Police Department encourages parents and guardians to visit with their children regarding school safety.  Statements of violence towards any of our campuses will be taken seriously and investigated to the fullest extent by the police department.  The Longview Police Department want to thank all of our Independent School Districts partners for their continued cooperation and communication involving our schools.  Making any threat, whether in person or online, is illegal and has serious consequences.

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