Hartford Student Arrested After Making Threat Against Coach

Hartford

A 16-year-old female Hartford High School student has been arrested after saying she wanted to “kill the school basketball coach with a knife,” according to a news release from Investigator Philip Pevehouse with the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office.

At approximately 1 p.m. on April 14, Sebastian County deputies responded to the Hartford High School in reference to threats.

Upon arrival, deputies talked to school officials and learned of what the student said. The statement was reportedly not made to the coach but was told to other people at the school, according to the news release.

“The witnesses to the statement were interviewed by investigators.  The 16 year old student was arrested and taken to the Sebastian County Juvenile Detention Center.  She was charged with Terroristic Threatening, 2nd Degree,” the news release states.

The coach wasn’t at the school when the threat was made.



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