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Student at Ooltewah High School Arrested After Writing Threatening Note


Hamilton County, TN - Earlier this morning, a note was discovered written on a bathroom wall in a girls restroom at Ooltewah High School.

The note indicated a threat to shoot students at the campus along with a reference to the previous note found in a boys restroom last week.

Upon completion of the investigation by the school administration and the HCSO SRO, a responsible student was identified.

A juvenile female student was arrested and transported to the Hamilton County Juvenile Detention Unit.

The female student was charged with false reporting, four counts of simple assault, and disorderly conduct.

No further information is available at this time as this is an ongoing investigation.

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