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2 teens facing charges for posting threat on SnapChat, causing lockdown at Ravenna High School

Posted: 5:39 PM, Nov 14, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-14 17:39:16-05
2 teens facing charges for posting threat on SnapChat, causing lockdown at Ravenna High School

Two teens are facing charges for allegedly posting a threat on SnapChat on Nov. 8 that prompted a lockdown at Ravenna High School the following day.

A student from Ravenna High School and another student from a separate district were charged in juvenile court with inducing panic, obstructing justice and resisting arrest, according to police.

The school was placed on a precautionary lockdown on Nov. 9. 

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The student who allegedly sent the threat was taken into custody when they arrived at school, district officials said. The other student was taken into custody when they arrived at the building with the first student.

The names of the students are not being released since they are juveniles.