NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio - Police said a 7th grade student admitted to calling North Ridgeville Middle School and threatening to place a bomb in the building.
Authorities said the 13-year-old made the call around 7 a.m. on Feb. 4.
"The caller had warned there was going to be a bomb placed at the school and they needed to be alert," a news release stated.
Officials searched the building before students were allowed inside.
By 7:45 a.m., authorities had traced the call to the 7th grader's house. During an interview with police, the teen admitted to making the threatening phone call.
The student will be charged with inducing panic and referred to the Lorain County Juvenile Court.
School administrators contacted parents and advised them of the situation.
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