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9-year-old Florida student arrested for making bomb threats

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PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL– 

A 9-year-old student was taken into custody after authorities say he made several bomb threats. 

Authorities say the child called Hutchison Beach Elementary School over the Labor day weekend and left several voicemails stating that there was a bomb on the campus. 

 Once the messages were discovered, the school was evacuated and searched, but no bomb was found.

Authorities were able to identify the student and questioned him about the threats. 

The child admitted to making false claims and was taken into custody. 

He faces a charge of making a false report concerning planting a bomb.