STILLWATER, Okla. – Three Oklahoma teenagers were arrested after they allegedly recorded themselves threatening school officials on Facebook Live.
On Monday, Jan. 30, police in Stillwater were alerted to threats posted to Facebook by three juveniles, ages 15 and 16.
Officials say the videos showed the teens threatening school administrators and a school resource officer.
In one of the videos, police said one of the juveniles appeared to be holding a handgun.
The teens, who haven’t been identified, were arrested for threats and violation of the Oklahoma Computer Crimes Act.
Stillwater Public Schools released the following statement:
“Stillwater Police Department notified Stillwater Junior High administrators of a threat made against SJH administrators and the school resource officer by two current SJH students and a former SJH student. All students involved in the threat have been taken into custody by the SPD. Stillwater Public Schools is fully cooperating with the police investigation and supports the prosecution of any individual(s) who threatens the lives of administrators and the school resource officers. Due to the potential for jeopardizing the ongoing investigation by the SPD, the district cannot release any additional details at this time.”