Columbia, SC (WLTX) — A teenage girl has been detained for making social media threats against E. L. Wright Middle School in Columbia.
Deputies say they have detained a 13-year old girl for making threats against the Richland Two school on November 28, 2018. The teen was also the person who brought the social media posting to the attention of the School Resource Officer (SRO), officials say.
The teen has been charged in family court with school threats, incorrigibility and runaway.
Deputies say they take all threats of violence seriously, and they encourage the community to report suspicious activity and threats of violence by calling 911.