Jefferson Area Schools closed in Ashtabula County; 2 juveniles arrested for threatening to ‘shoot everyone at school’

Jefferson Area Schools closed in Ashtabula County; 2 juveniles arrested for threatening to ‘shoot everyone at school’
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ASHTABULA COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - All Jefferson Area Local Schools will be closed on Tuesday after a threat was made against the district.

The Jefferson Police Department says two juveniles were arrested early Tuesday morning after allegedly threatening to “shoot everyone at the school.”

The juveniles now face felony charges in Ashtabula County juvenile court.

Jefferson Police worked with several other agencies and departments in the investigation.

In a post on Facebook, the police department warned that threats will not be tolerated.

Update on Jefferson Area Schools threat: 2 juveniles were taken into custody in the early morning hours of February...

Posted by Jefferson Police Department on Monday, February 3, 2020

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