A Neligh-Oakdale student was arrested Monday after allegedly using Snapchat to threaten "to make Columbine look like a (expletive) joke."
According to Ofc. Kraig Nelson of the Neligh Police Department, the threat showed a picture of a toy gun and a message that stated “I’m going to make Columbine look like a ‘expletive’ joke.” This Snapchat message was sent to a large group of students and friends of the suspect.
The Neligh Police, along with the Antelope County Sheriff's Department, received the report of the potential threat from the Neligh-Oakdale School administration.
Nelson said upon investigating the threat, a male juvenile was arrested by the Neligh Police Department for Terroristic Threats, a Class IIIA Felony. The male juvenile was taken to the Juvenile Detention Center in Madison to be held on his charges.