Bomb threat posted on Twitter lands Islip teen behind bars

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. (1/25/13)

ISLIP - 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.

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Taggert is expected to appear in court on Saturday morning.

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