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NORTH UNION TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A teenage boy is facing charges after threatening to use a gun at a Fayette County school Friday.

According to state police, a 14-year-old boy from Mount Morris, Pa., threatened to use a gun at the New Directions School in North Union Township.

Further details of the threat were not released.

He was taken into custody Friday afternoon and sent to a juvenile detention center.

The teen is facing charges of risking a catastrophe, terroristic threats and disorderly conduct.

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