ROSAMOND — A 17-year-old student was arrested after he allegedly texted a threat to students at Rosamond High School, authorities said Tuesday.
Deputies were dispatched to Rosamond High after a call came in regarding a male student who was possibly distraught and was threatening to shoot students at the school, according to a news release from the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.
“Deputies from the Rosamond substation responded to the school to protect the students while other deputies from Rosamond and Mojave attempted to locate the suspect,” officials said in the news release.
The 17-year-old suspect was found away from the school and was taken into custody without incident.
“The male juvenile did not have any weapons when located. He was transported and booked into Juvenile Hall for PC422 (terrorist threats),” officials said in the news release.