Islip teen, Steven Taggart, charged in Kings Park High School bomb threat
CENTRAL ISLIP - An Islip teen was in court today for allegedly posting a bomb threat on Twitter.
Suffolk police say 16-year-old Steven Taggart posted on Twitter that he had a bomb and was going to blow up the Kings Park High School gym. Authorities say the comments stemmed from a rivalry between the Kings Park and Islip high school basketball teams.
Students could not attend last night's basketball game because of the threat.
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Police charged Taggart with falsely reporting an incident.
Taggart was released to his parents and is due back in court in two weeks.