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Man who threatened school sentenced three years later

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Posted at 3:53 PM, Aug 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-01 18:56:47-04

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (KGTV) – Escondido Police announced Tuesday the sentence of a young man for a threat against a North County high school in 2014.

Threats against Escondido Charter High School were posted on a social media site on January 16, 2014, warning of violence on campus the next morning.

The Escondido Police Department determined the threat to be credible and all school activities were cancelled for the day.

WATCH: 2014 video of North County school threat

Detectives said their investigation identified a 17-year-old Miami boy as the person who sent the threat.

An Escondido Police detective flew to Florida to interview him and serve a search warrant with the assistance of the FBI, said police.Detectives said the boy confessed to the crime. He was sentenced to a boot camp for youth offenders in June 2017.<span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:107%;font-family:" calibri",sans-serif;="" mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" new="" roman";="" mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-bidi-font-family:"times="" mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;mso-ansi-language:en-us;mso-fareast-language:="" en-us;mso-bidi-language:ar-sa"="">