High school student facing felony, accused of making threat against Manor High School in Portsmouth


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Police have arrested a local high school student accused of making threats against Manor High School on social media.

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Investigators say the student posted the following message online:

Image provided by Portsmouth Police on Sept. 24, 2021

Portsmouth Police, in conjunction with Newport News Police, identified the suspect who was arrested and charged with threats of death or bodily injury on school property.

Police say that is a Class 5 felony and the student’s parents have been made aware of the charges.

The suspect has been identified as a Portsmouth high school student.

Those with information can submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, downloading the P3 tips app to a mobile device, or visiting www.P3tips.com and submitting a tip.

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