LAWRENCE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island teenager has been accused of threatening to blow up his school, Nassau County Police said.
The 16-year-old student posted the threat against the Mesivta Ateres Yaakov School on his Facebook page, police said.READ MORE: Newborn Twins Found Dead In Queens, Mother In Custody
The threats were brought to the attention of the principal, police said.
The school was evacuated and surrounding streets were shut down for two hours Tuesday morning.READ MORE: COVID On Long Island: Oyster Bay Offers Saliva-Based COVID Testing As Town Continues On Road To Reopening
The student was arrested at the school without incident, police said.
He faces charges of making a terrorist threat and aggravated harassment.MORE NEWS: On Day Of Beloved Father's Funeral, Long Island Family Says They Learned Someone Else Was Buried In His Plot
He was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday.