Danville PD: 15-year-old charged with felony after leaving threatening graffiti in school bathrooms

Authorities say the graffiti was found in bathrooms at GW High School and there is no current threat

(WSLS 10)

DANVILLE, Va. – A 15-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with a felony after two threatening messages were found in bathrooms at GW High School Wednesday, Danville Police said.

Around 12:45 p.m. and 3:10 p.m., authorities said they found two messages in two bathrooms at the school thanks to a student tip. Police said there is no current threat to the community.

Police said the 15-year-old has been arrested and charged with VA code 18.2-60, which is a felony, for the graffiti at GW High School.

We’re told he is being held at the W.W. Moore facility.

Danville Police emphasized the idea of “see something, say something,” as members of the community can save lives and improve the safety of others in doing so.


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