• Woman arrested after allegedly making threat to shoot up local school

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    Police arrested a mother who allegedly made a threat earlier this week to shoot up a school in the Canon-McMillan School District.

    The district alerted parents Friday afternoon to the arrest Amanda Jarosh, who was charged with making terroristic threats.

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    The district said it received a call around 1 p.m. from someone saying they overheard the parent of a student in the district make the threat in a conversation earlier this week.

    "The caller reported that the parent of a district student made a threat to quote - shoot up the school - with no additional details. Police were notified immediately, and following a prompt investigation the identified individual was charged and taken into custody," the school said.


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    The district said the suspect does not own any firearms.

    In addition, North Strabane Township police told Channel 11 they are investigating a separate threat made at Canon-McMillan High School on Friday.

    A sweep turned up nothing, but they believe a juvenile is responsible for the threat. There was no lockdown or evidence of a weapon in the building, contrary to rumors.


     

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