COFFEE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Officials say charges are pending against a teenager after a threat was made toward Coffee County Schools.
The Coffee County Sheriff’s Office says deputies received information about a possible threat directed to Coffee County Schools on social media. The sheriff’s office said school resource officers looked into the threat to find the person responsible for the post.
On Sunday night, Coffee County Sheriff’s Investigators identified the individual responsible for the threat as a 16-year-old from Franklin County. Officials say charges are pending against the teenager.
Although the threat was not made to a specific school, administrators were made aware of the situation and all schools are expected to see a heightened security presence.
No other information was released.
📲 Download the News 2 app to stay updated on the go.
📧 Sign up for WKRN email alerts to have breaking news sent to your inbox.
💻 Find today’s top stories on WKRN.com for Nashville, TN and all of Middle Tennessee.
This is a developing story. WKRN News 2 will continue to update this article as new information becomes available.