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Graham student facing charges after making threats at school bus stop

A Graham Local High School student is facing charges after making threats at a bus stop.

The student admitted to making threatening comments, regarding the use of a weapon to other students at the bus stop on Wednesday, according to a news release.

Superintendent Kirk Koennecke said the student was removed from class, interviewed, suspended and directed for counseling. The studen also faces charges from the local police.

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“We will not tolerate threats to safety. This student will be prosecuted to the fullest extent the law allows,” Koennecke said.

Koennecke said that student will no longer be on the bus.

“Our bus routes are safe, as are our schools,” he said. “The school staff appreciate students who share information when others make these types of disturbing comments. It is important that students who see or hear something, say something in a timely manner.”

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Wednesday was the second day of school for students in the district.

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