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Verbatim: Van Wert police investigate school threat

From a report received Friday morning: The Van Wert Police Department continues to investigate an incident where a 15 year old male sent a text to a 17 year old male stating he was going to bring a weapon to a school on Wednesday, December 19, 2012.

During the initial investigation, it was determine the 15 year old juvenile needed to be evaluated by a mental health care facility and after the evaluation was taken to another mental health care facility, where he has been since Wednesday, for continued observation and/ or treatment.

This incident remains under investigation by the Van Wert Police Department.

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