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Boaz student faces serious charge over clown mask threat

Boaz High School (WHNT News 19 File)

Boaz High School (WHNT News 19 File)

BOAZ, Ala. – A 15-year-old student at Boaz High School is charged with making a terrorist threat over an incident at school on Wednesday.

Police say the teen brought a clown mask to school, pulled it out of his backpack and told a female student “she would be the next victim.”

The girl notified school administrators and the other student was arrested.  He is in juvenile detention.

Police say the teen also posted something on social media prior to the incident, referencing it.