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Teen used Instagram to make threats against schools

  • In the post, she warned that Gulf Middle School, Gulf High School and River Ridge High School in New Port Richey would be attacked on October 30
  • The 13-year-old teen girl told the Pasco Sheriff’s Office that it was a ‘prank only’
  • She was arrested and is facing a felony charge of written threats to kill or do bodily harm 

Florida authorities have arrested a 13-year-old-girl accused of using social media to make online threats against three schools.

The teen used Instagram to warn that three schools in New Port Richey would be attacked on Monday, October 30.

According to an arrest report, the girl told deputies from the Pasco Sheriff’s Office that the post was a prank.

Florida authorities have arrested a 13-year-old-girl accused of using an Instagram account with the handle ‘killerklownflorida’ run by ‘Jake The Klown’ to make online threats against three schools (pictured)

The eighth grader created an Instagram account with the handle ‘killerklownflorida’ run by ‘Jake The Klown’.

In the bio section of the account she wrote: ‘These schools will be attacked :

‘Gulf Middle School @12:12, Gulf High School @9:45, River Ridge HIgh [sic] school @1:35 on Monday, October 30. Br [sic] ready kids.’

The Pasco Sheriff’s Office told the Tampa Bay Times that the girl is not being identified because of her age.

She currently faces a felony charge of written threats to kill or do bodily harm.

In the post, she warned that Gulf Middle School, Gulf High School (pictured) and River Ridge High School in New Port Richey would be attacked on Monday, October 30. She currently faces a felony charge of written threats to kill or do bodily harm

In the post, she warned that Gulf Middle School, Gulf High School (pictured) and River Ridge High School in New Port Richey would be attacked on Monday, October 30. She currently faces a felony charge of written threats to kill or do bodily harm

Last year, a 13-year-old girl admitted to authorities that she used several Instagram accounts to make threats of violent attacks on Philadelphia schools by clowns.

‘This juvenile indicated that this “prank only” was committed with a friend at her school and she never had any intent to harm anyone,’ a release from police said at the time. 

In one post, a photo of a clown holding a gun was shared along with the caption” ‘Coming to Neuman Goretti on Monday!! Gonna shoot all the kids and teachers.’  

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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