From the Friendswood Police Department: Arrest made in Friendswood Junior High security threat
A Friendswood Junior High eighth grader was taken into custody at 2:26 p.m. on May 21 and charged with making a Terroristic Threat, a third degree felony.
Peers of the suspect alerted the school resource officer about social media threats posted by the suspect. Following an investigation, the school resource officer took the suspect into custody.
Heightened security and safety measures are in place at all Friendswood schools in both FISD and CCISD through the end of the school year. The heightened security includes increased police presence in and around all campuses.
Police officials urge parents to engage their students regarding social media and threatening behavior.