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Prank prompts probe

Police: Monitor teens’ social media activities


Last updated 12/13/2022 at 11:04am

OTHELLO — Police investigating a believed social media threat determined the incident was a prank between teenage friends.

According to police, the department responded to a 12:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, call about a 13-year-old being threatened in a Snapchat group.

Two 13-year-olds and an unknown person were reported in the group, police said. The unknown person allegedly made threatening comments.

By 4 a.m., police had identified the teenagers and determined the unknown person was a friend of one of the 13-year-olds, records show.

“The friend was posting on Snapchat under a false acco...

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