15 year old girl charged in school threat

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A 15 year old girl is in a Juvenile Detention home in Galesburg pending a hearing.

She was arrested Tuesday night after an investigation from the McDonough County Sheriff's Office.

A note was found in the West Prairie High School in Sciota, IL yesterday saying a specific threat against students would happen Friday.

As a part of the investigation, police searched the home, and found the girl did not have access to any kind of weapon, and she said she had no intention of harming students.

She is now charged with Felony Disorderly Conduct.

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