Student suspected of threatening violence at Menifee school arrested

MENIFEE (CNS) - A 13-year-old girl suspected of threatening to perpetrate violence against staff and students at a Menifee middle school was arrested today. Menifee police Capt. Dave Gutierrez said that during the ongoing investigation into social media messages that indicated plans for a shooting or similar attacks at Hans Christensen Middle School, detectives were able to track down the source -- a female student. The girl, whose identity was not disclosed due to her age, was taken into custody without incident and booked into Riverside Juvenile Hall on suspicion of threatening unlawful violence upon the grounds of a school, a felony. "It was determined that the evidence obtained during the investigation was sufficient for the criminal charge,'' Gutierrez said. No firearms or other w
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