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Man threatens friend over Star Wars spoiler

Man threatens friend over Star Wars spoiler
Posted at 1:07 PM, Dec 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-22 13:07:23-05

A man in Montana was more than a little angry when a friend spoiled "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" for him. Police say he threatened to kill the student.

Arthur Charles Roy, 18, of Helena is being held behind bars on $10,000 bail after being charged with felony assault with a weapon Monday.

Police say Roy was enraged last Thursday when he learned details about the new Star Wars movie from a friend on Facebook.

Court records said he sent that friend a picture of himself with a gun and threatened to come to the victim's school to shoot him.

That threat prompted Helena's alternative school to be locked down Friday morning before Roy was arrested that afternoon.

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