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South Carolina teen charged with Mason Co. bomb threat

Posted at 3:36 PM, Feb 08, 2016

MASON COUNTY, Mich. — A 13-year-old from South Carolina is charged in connection with the Jan. 19 bomb threat at Covenant Christian School.

According to the Mason County Sheriff’s Department, a bomb threat was emailed to the school’s staff shortly after 12 p.m. Jan. 19.

Students at the school were evacuated and a Michigan State Police dog was called in during the threat, according to a release.  Nothing related to the threat was found during a search of the school.

Investigators seized computers, phones and tablets after the threat and eventually traced the message to a teen in Mount Pleasant, S.C., according to a release.

The teen will face felony charges in South Carolina related to the threat, according to the Mason County Sheriff’s Department.