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Olympian High School student arrested after social media threat

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SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) -  A student anonymously reported to school administration that another student made a threat on social media on Wednesday.

The threat alluded to a shooting at Olympian High School in Chula Vista. 

Chula Vista Police Department School Resource Officers identified a 16-year-old female student in the 10th grade as the suspect who made the threat.

Officers interviewed the suspect and her mother. The suspect said the threat was meant “as a joke” and “thought it would be funny”.

A search of the suspect's house was performed, but no weapons were found.

The suspect was arrested for making a threat to the school and taken to Juvenile Hall.

The threat was made when classes at Olympian High School were already out for the day.

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