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Posted on: October 19, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 10-19-2022 Student Tip Leads to Arrest

The Danville Police Department was made aware from a student tip of threatening graffiti messages in (2) bathroom walls at GW High School. There is no current threat to the school, students, or the public. The 15-year-old male student has been arrested and charged with VA code 18.2-60 which is a felony and involves threats of death or bodily injury to persons on school property. This student is being held at W.W. Moore. The graffiti was found on October 19, 2022, at 12:45 pm and 3:10 pm. This case is an example of how members of the community can save lives and improve the safety of everyone when they "see something and say something" to authorities.  The Danville Police Department continues to encourage citizens to share information as we partner to reduce violent crime in our community.

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