Teen arrested following potential threat at high school in Burlington

BURLINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) – A teen has been charged after allegedly making a threatening statement toward a high school in Burlington.

Troopers in Litchfield initiated an investigation into a possible threatening statement made by a 13-year-old boy at Lewis Mills High School.

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Officers say a concerned parent had recently learned of the comments and reported it in the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

Police say the investigation revealed that the alleged statements were made several weeks earlier. It has not been confirmed as to what the threatening statements were.

According to authorities, it was determined that students and faculty were never in danger.

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Based on the comment made, a juvenile arrest warrant was applied for and granted for the charge of Breach of Peace.

The teen turned himself in on Wednesday and will appear at juvenile court in New Britain.