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Teen in custody after threat against Preble High School

This is the third threat in four days against the high school.
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Posted at 6:57 AM, Dec 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-16 07:57:32-05

GREEN BAY, Wis. (NBC 26) — A teenager is in custody after the Green Bay Police Department was alerted to a social media threat against Preble High School.

Police were notified around 7:30 Wednesday night that a threat was posted on Instagram. This was the third threat in four days made against the high school.

Police investigated the threats and questioned three teens before identifying a 16-year-old male as the most likely suspect. He ultimately confessed to posting the threat and is being held in custody.

Charges of terroristic threats are being referred to the Brown County District Attorney’s Office.