17-year-old arrested over threat toward Sunnyside High School

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SUNNYSIDE, Wash. — A 17-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly making a threat toward Sunnyside High School on social media.

Sunnyside police said school district administrators became aware of the threat on Wednesday evening, Feb. 26, and immediately contacted the police department.

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After further investigation, police arrested a 17-year-old suspect on suspicion of felony harassment at about 10 p.m. An airsoft gun was recovered in connection to the investigation.

Police said there is no imminent threat to students or the school at this time.

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