WATERTOWN, S.D. (KSFY) - A Watertown teenager is being held at the Codington County Detention Center after allegedly making terrorist threats to students.
According to the Watertown Police Department, officers received reports Friday regarding a 16-year-old boy making threatening statements to students at Watertown High School.
Those students reported the boy to school officials who called police.
Authorities charged the boy with making a terrorist threat and placed him on a mental health hold pending an evaluation.
The investigation is ongoing.
Making a terrorist threat is a felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine if convicted.
Police said there is no threat to the community.