Student arrested after bomb threat at Richland County high school

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Larissa Elias (Photo courtesy: Richland County Sheriff)

RICHLAND COUNTY, Ohio – A student at Madison High School in Richland County has been arrested after being identified as the person who posted a bomb threat at the school on January 27.

Larissa Elias, 18, of Mansfield, was arrested and charged with inducing panic on Tuesday.

Her arrest comes after a note was discovered in a girls’ restroom at the school which indicated a bomb threat. The school was evacuated and searched, but no bomb was found.

Elias was taken to the Richland County jail and is being held without bond until her arraignment.


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