WESTON, FL – A 12-year-old girl was arrested for making a false threat to kill students at a Weston school Friday. According to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, around 7 p.m. Friday Dec. 6, a Falcon Cove Middle School student and her parent notified deputies of a threat posted on Snapchat.
The threat included a death list with student names from Falcon Cove Middle School. Another threat was posted to the social media site later Friday afternoon that indicated the students were not safe and that they would be killed on Monday, Dec. 9.
Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives from the Threat Management Unit and Real Time Crime Center were able to identify the source of the threats Friday evening. The 12-year-old girl, a student at Falcon Cove Middle School, confirmed she made the false threats and was arrested Friday evening and transported to the Juvenile Assessment Center. She faces two counts of a written threat to kill and false reporting concerning a firearm.
The investigation continues. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Broward County Sheriff’s Office Detective Versteeg or call Broward Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at (954) 493-TIPS (8477) or online at browardcrimestoppers.org.