❝ Police in Virginia have arrested a 13-year-old girl in connection with a social media threat involving a clown.
The investigation revealed that the girl made contact with someone via social media, and asked the person to murder one of her teachers at Davis Middle School…
The person she contacted was using a clown photo as a profile picture as well as an alias.
❝ The 13-year-old girl from Hampton was arrested and charged with one count of threatening to kill by electronic message. She remains in custody.
❝ Hampton police detectives made contact with the victim to ensure her safety and make her aware of the situation. At this time, there is no evidence to indicate a threat against any others.
There was increased police presence Monday at Davis Middle School and Hampton police officers are working with school security to ensure student safety.
❝ This incident comes just two days after schools in Hampton and Newport News tightened security because of threats from social media accounts of people posing as clowns…
The Hampton Police Division is collaborating with Hampton City Schools, the Newport News Police Division, and the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force to investigate each of these threats and social media pages.
None of the security hustlers are going to miss out on an opportunity to increase fun and profits from fear. I’m surprised the NRA hasn’t shown up selling handguns outside the school. Yet.