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15-year-old arrested after fake gun threat during online class

15-year-old arrested after fake gun threat during online class
Posted at 8:43 AM, May 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-05 08:43:33-04

LEWISTON, N.Y. (WKBW) — A 15-year-old male from Amherst has been arrested after he displayed what appeared to be a firearm and allegedly threatened someone in an online video class.

According to Lewiston police, they were able to track down the suspect by obtaining online user information.

Authorities say the gun turned out to be a replica.

The suspect has been charged with aggravated harassment.