Bluffton student will not face criminal charges after social media threat

Bluffton student will not face criminal charges after social media threat
Officials with Lakeview Hospital in Covington say the hospital was placed on lockdown briefly after reports of a person armed with a knife inside.

BLUFFTON, S.C. (WTOC) - A student at Bluffton High School will not face criminal charges for threats made against the school.

The FBI alerted the Bluffton Police Department about the social media threats on Sunday night.

Police interviewed the student and searched his home. No weapons were found, and the student told police the threat was a joke.

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