Police: 11-year-old calls in bomb threat at Charleston charter school

Police: 11-year-old calls in bomb threat at Charleston charter school
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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston police and fire department responded to a bomb threat that was called into a downtown school, according to police.

According to Charleston Police spokesperson Charles Francis, an 11-year-old student at the Charleston Math and Science Charter School called in a bomb threat to the school at around 3:27 p.m.

The student was upset because a teacher confiscated her cell phone, Francis said.

Authorities searched the school and didn't find anything suspicious.

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