Cloquet girl arrested after school threat
An 11-year-old girl was taken into custody Tuesday night after a threat was made against two Cloquet schools.
The Cloquet Police Department was notified Tuesday evening of a threat that was posted to social media, referring to Cloquet High School and Cloquet Middle School.
After a 30-minute investigation, officers located the girl and took her into custody. Police seized an Airsoft pistol from the girl’s home.
“The Cloquet Police Department is working closely with the Cloquet School District officials to ensure our schools remain a safe environment and one that is conducive to productive teaching and learning,” police said in a statement.
The girl is being lodged at the Arrowhead Juvenile Center. Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to call 911.