DELAND, Fla. - Two DeLand Middle School students have been arrested after they made a fake bomb threat to students at DeLand Middle School, police said.
The two male juveniles face charges of making a false report concerning planting a bomb, an explosive or weapon of mass destruction, or concerning the use of firearms in a violent manner, police said. Police have not released their names.
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The bomb hoax was made to the school shortly after noon Monday, police said. The boys called 911 and said they had a bomb and were going to shoot up the school, police said.
The students were arrested at the middle school.
A school lockdown has been lifted, police said.
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