15-year-old charged for threatening Marengo High School

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MARENGO, Ill. (WTVO) — A 15-year-old from Marengo Community High School has been charged with one count of felony disorderly conduct for making a threat against his school through a social media message.

According to Marengo Police, the message was sent out on Thursday evening and police were able to quickly identify and find the source of the social media message.

The juvenile’s Disorderly Conduct charge is a class 4 felony and the school says they will be taking appropriate disciplinary action.

Police said they don’t think there is a threat to the school or public at this time and are still providing extra safety measures around the school.

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