Two Osbourn Park Excessive Faculty college students have been charged with speaking threats of bodily hurt after a Snapchat risk in direction of the varsity.
On April 28 at 8:22 p.m., police started investigating a Snapchat put up of a pupil holding a weapon circulating on the social media app, mentioned Prince William police Sgt. Jonathan Perok. The accompanying caption indicated violence in direction of the varsity.
“The coed pictured within the picture and the scholar who took the picture had been rapidly recognized,” Perok mentioned.
Officers made contact with each college students at their respective properties within the Manassas space, and decided the weapon displayed was an airsoft rifle. Additionally they decided the risk to the varsity was not credible, he mentioned.
On Tuesday, after session with the Commonwealth Legal professionalÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Workplace, officers obtained petitions towards each college students.
The teenagers, each 16-year-old boys, had been charged with speaking threats of bodily hurt and disorderly conduct, Perok mentioned.