Slidell teens arrested after making online threats
SLIDELL - A pair of students have been arrested for making threats involving the use of firearms against three other students in Slidell.
The arrests follow threats made on social media by the teens, aged 13 and 14 years old, against other students at Clearwood Junior High School.
Deputies said they met with the five students and their parents. No weapons were found in the students’ backpacks or lockers, though the arrested teens did admit to having two pellet guns at home.
Both face an aggravated assault charge and have been released to their parents.
The incident remains under investigation, according to the sheriff’s office.