Bomb threat posted on Twitter lands Islip teen behind bars

Suffolk police say they arrested 16-year-old Steven Taggert

Suffolk police say they arrested 16-year-old Steven Taggert after he threatened to blow up the Kings Park High School gym on the social media site. (January 25, 2013 10:25 PM)

A bomb threat posted on Twitter landed an Islip teen behind bars Friday evening.

Suffolk police say they arrested 16-year-old Steven Taggert after he threatened to blow up the Kings Park High School gym on the social media site.

School officials say a rivalry war has broken out on Twitter between students from Kings Park and Islip high schools.

Taggert is expected to appear in...

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