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Student arrested for making ‘terroristic threat’ in Ithaca

The Ithaca Police Department reports that on Monday, March 14th officers arrested Jacob Rollins-Young, 17, of Ithaca for making a terroristic threat — a class D felony.The arrest stems from a threat made on social media, and the Ithaca Police Department reports that during the late-evening hours on March 14th the arrest was carried out. It stemmed from Facebook posts, which threatened the safety of Ithaca High School. The postings on Facebook suggested that Rollins-Young would carry out a mass shooting at the high school. Rollins-Young was arraigned in Ithaca City Court in front of Judge Wallace. He was released into the custody of a family member under the supervision of day reporting. He will reappear in Ithaca City Court on March 25th to answer the charges.FingerLakes1.com will have more information on this story as it becomes available.

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