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South Carolina Student Accused Of Making Threats Against South Florida Schools

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FT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) - A South Carolina student was arrested after he allegedly made online threats against schools in Broward County.

In the post, the student appeared to be wearing what looked like a gas mask and he was holding a rifle. The Broward Sheriff's Office said the threat spread online in various forms with multiple schools being mentioned, including Cypress Bay High School.

Law enforcement found the gun - an Airsoft rifle - depicted in the post when the student was taken into custody by South Carolina deputies.

The student claimed the post was a joke.

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