HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (CBS) –– Police say a 13-year-old has been arrested and charged for allegedly making “clown threats” against a middle school.

Police say the threats against the William Davies Middle School were made on Instagram.

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Authorities say the threats appear to be similar to the recent clown-related threats that have occurred on social media sites over the past week.

Police say the teen from Mays Landing was charged with 3rd degree terroristic threats and 3rd degree causing false public alarm.

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The teen was released to his parents pending juvenile court.


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