BROWNSVILLE, Pa. (KDKA) — A 12-year-old boy is accused of making threats against his school in Fayette County.READ MORE: Charges Dismissed Against Pittsburgh Animal Control Officer Accused Of Severely Injuring Dog
State police say the boy attends Brownsville Area Middle School.
Troopers were called to the school late Thursday afternoon and say they found credible evidence of a threat.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Ready For Booster Shots Once Feds Give OK, Acting Health Secretary Says
“This individual made threats that he was going to one of the schools, shoot the school up, and actually target a certain race,” said Tpr. Robert Broadwater, of Pennsylvania State Police.
Police say he’s facing charges of terroristic threats, risking a catastrophe and ethnic intimidation.MORE NEWS: At Least 1 Dead After 2-Vehicle Crash In Westmoreland County
State police say it appears the boy did not have the actual means to follow through on his threat.