Arrest After Middle School Threat

A Storm Lake Middle School student has been charged after police investigated a threat made at the school Thursday afternoon.

Officers met with school staff, who alleged that an 11-year-old male of Storm Lake made threats to blow the school up. Following an investigation, the boy was charged with threats of terrorism, a class “D” felony. The juvenile was processed and released to a parent pending a court date.

Police believe there was no imminent threat.