Juvenile arrested after school threat

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One juvenile was arrested for felony disorderly conduct after a threat was made to Abingdon schools after hours.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Department was made aware of a threat to the schools on Wednesday night around 7:22 p.m.

Abingdon-Avon School District No. 276 has asked local law enforcement to increase it’s security presence in the coming days.

The juvenile was transported to the Mary Davis Home.

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