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For Immediate Release

For more information contact:
Laura McElroy, Tampa Police Spokesperson
(813) 276-3779
Police Arrest Student for Making False Bomb Threat at Plant High School
Tampa, FL March 4, 2014 -  

Date: 3/4/14, 12:30 p.m.

Location: Plant High School 2415 S. Himes Avenue, Tampa

SUSPECT: Anna Speights, DOB: 10/19/95, B/F

CHARGES: Making a False Bomb Threat (felony)

On 3/3/14, the student wrote with pencil on the bathroom wall that she was going to blow up the school. She made similar threats on her Twitter account. On 3/4/14, the school announced a Crime Stoppers reward up $500 on the P.A. system. As a result of the announcement, a student called in a tip that led detectives to the suspect. She confessed to writing the threat saying she was angry that she was suspended from the school bus for 10 days.

Laura McElroy

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