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Posted: Tuesday, January 01, 2019 02:36 PM

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Sevierville High School Student Charged After Making Threatening Comment

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- According to the Sevierville Police Department, a 17-year-old Sevier County High School student has been charged after allegedly making a threatening comment.

SPD said the student was suspected of making a threatening comment "of a general nature regarding school shootings."

SPD said that after further investigation, and after consulting with the attorney general's office, the student was charged with harassment.

Police said the comment was not specifically made towards any school.