Two Norview Middle School students arrested for making threatening statements

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Police Department announced Tuesday that detectives have arrested and charged two Norview Middle School students with making statement threatening to harm their classmates.

Around 11:40 p.m. Monday, authorities said Norfolk Police received a call about a possible social media threat toward Norview Middle School. The threat reportedly stated,” Shooting up Norview Middle School tomorrow.”

Police arrested an 11-year-old 6th grade Norview student. She is facing a Class 6 felony charge for making threats of death or bodily injury to a person or persons on school property.

While investigating this threat, police were notified that another student made a verbal threat that he was going to send a bomb to school. As a result, police arrested a 13-year-old 7th grade Norview student. He is facing a Class 1 misdemeanor for making threats toward the school.

Anyone who has any additional information about these incidents are asked to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

Stay with News 3 for updates. 

Click here for full coverage on local schools receiving social media threats.