LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A judge in southwest Ohio ordered a 12-year-old girl to write a letter of apology, do 25 hours of community service and make restitution for costs from a school threat that led to evacuation of a school district’s complex.
The girl admitted in juvenile court Monday to charges of inducing panic on a school grounds and making a false alarm. Judge Joe Kirby also ordered her to continue receiving mental health counseling and placed her on probation. She will face incarceration if she fails to comply with his conditions.
The school threat in Waynesville came during a wave of nearly a dozen school threats that caused evacuations in Warren County schools in April and May.
Kirby will determine the amount of restitution later.