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High School Student Charged After Allegedly Making Bomb Threat

school-note-guyHUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) — A high school student appeared in court today after allegedly leaving a threatening note inside a classroom.

On Dec. 14, Christopher Michael Casey is accused of leaving a note on his teacher’s desk threatening to detonate a bomb at Huntington Beach High School.

A school secretary found the note and notified the school’s principal, who called Huntington Beach Police.

Casey was arrested at the school.

No bombs or explosives were found on campus.

The 18-year old is charged with one felony count of reporting a false bomb threat.

If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of three years in state prison.