SANTA MARIA A 13-year-old boy was contacted by police Thursday after the boy admitted to posting a threat on social media towards Allan Hancock College.
At approximately 3 a.m. April 2, officers with the Santa Maria Police Department were made aware of the social media post. An investigation revealed the threat was made about two weeks ago, according to a department news release.
“Contact was made with the juvenile who admitted to posting the threat to social media,” police said. “The threat to student/staff safety was determined to be unsubstantiated. At this time, there is no threat to student/staff safety.”
The suspects age, name and other information were withheld because he is juvenile.