Police: Bridgeport student posted threats against schools on Instagram

Bridgeport police say a local student is facing charges after posting a threatening message online.

News 12 Staff

Jan 4, 2020, 12:24 AM

Updated 1,572 days ago

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Bridgeport police say a local student is facing charges after posting a threatening message online.
Police say a student alerted a school principal after seeing a post on Instagram Thursday morning.
The post mentioned a specific time and specific schools for a would-be attack.
City officials say police were assigned to all city schools after the threat was discovered.
Police eventually traced the message back to a boy, who told officers the post was only meant to get him out of school.


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