Police charge girl, 15, with Panther Valley school threats
Summit Hill police have charged a 15-year-old girl in connection with a lockdown June 1 at the Panther Valley Junior/Senior High School.
The girl is a student at the school and has been charged with terroristic threats after a threat was made to “shoot up the school.”
Panther Valley Junior/Senior High School was on lockdown for two hours that morning after threatening graffiti was found in an eighth-grade girls bathroom, according to Superintendent Dennis J. Kergick Jr.
The lockdown went into effect just after 7:30 a.m.
Summit Hill police and an official of the Carbon County Emergency Management Agency were called to the scene.
Police interviewed the student and she admitted to the threat.