The writing was on the wall for two 13-year-old Florida girls who were arrested Thursday by sheriff’s deputies and imprisoned.
Lake County sherrif’s deputies arrested the pair for allegedly threatening a school shooting the next day. Other students reported the threat written on a bathroom wall in magic marker to Tavares Middle School officials.
“Two 13-year-old female students were arrested yesterday afternoon at Tavares Middle School after a threat of a school shooting was written in marker on a bathroom mirror,” Sheriff Peyton Grinell said in a statement on the department’s Facebook page. “The school resource deputy was notified when other students found the threat in one of the girls’ bathrooms, at which time he began investigating.”
The two girls were transported to the Lake County Detention Center after their arrest, according to police.
Fox News further reported:
Florida authorities say they have arrested two teenage girls for allegedly writing a shooting threat in a middle school bathroom on Thursday.
Lake County Sheriff’s Department said two 13-year-old girls were arrested at Tavares Middle School over the incident.
A middle school student initially reported the graffiti to the school resource deputy. The writing read: “School Shooting Friday @ 2:00”.
“EVERYBODY IS DEAD!” the threat added.
The school resource deputy quickly found the suspects. One girl admitted to writing the threat and named the other student involved.
Officers were also able to find the markers that the girls allegedly wrote the threats with.
“When deputies searched their backpacks, each one had markers that matched the writing on the mirror,” the sheriff’s department wrote on Facebook.
Both of the girls were transported to Lake County Detention Center after their arrests.
Fox News Digital reached out to Tavares Middle School for a statement, but has not heard back.
Lake County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating the case. No other details about the incident were immediately available.
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