Police: Boy called in fake bomb threat at school

Police: Boy called in fake bomb threat at school

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

A 12-year-old boy called 911 from school and told the operator a bomb was going to go off Wednesday morning, police said.

Nassau County officers responded to Elmont High School, investigated, and took the boy into custody, authorities said.

Police did not find a bomb.

Authorities charged the boy with first-degree falsely reporting an incident and released him to his mother. He is due in Family Court on May 22.

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