Brandon Girl, 12, Arrested for Social Media Threats

FacebookA 12-year-old Brandon girl is facing charges after allegedly uttering threats over social media.

Police say the youth threatened to harm two young girls over the Internet related to an ongoing dispute. The incident was reported to Brandon police on January 22.

The girl is facing two counts of uttering threats and will appear in court on February 19.

It’s the second time this month a minor has been arrested in the Wheat City stemming from alleged threats with the use of social media. Police took a 17-year-old girl into custody on January 5 after they said she threatened to kill a 14-year-old girl.


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