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Two teens cited for threats of violence

By Staff Writer
Published On: Dec 24 2013 04:47:34 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 26 2013 05:12:49 PM CST
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Pocatello police are holding firm to a pledge to aggressively investigate all threats of violence in city schools.

On Monday, two 13-year-old boys were cited and released after two separate incidents at a middle school.

One of the boys was cited for threatening to physically harm another student. The incident was reported to school officials.

In the second incident, a boy was cited for bringing a weapon to the school. According to reports, the boy hid the sharp instrument to show to friends. 

Police said appropriate action would be taken by law enforcement and school officials.