- Associated Press - Friday, March 6, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities say a teenager is in custody for allegedly threatening to bomb Queen Creek High School, where he once attended classes.

Maricopa County Sheriff’s officials say the jailed juvenile is being held on suspicion of threatening/hoaxing and interference of an educational institution.

He’s also suspected of being involved with the killing of a coyote that was found hanging from a street light near a Mormon church adjacent to the school.

Sheriff’s officials say the teen allegedly posted the threat on a social media site, causing the school to go on a five-hour lockdown on Feb. 25.

Deputies, canines and explosives experts were called in to search the campus. No devices were found.

Sheriff’s detectives later determined the threat was coming from an IP address associated with the Queen Creek teen.

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