Upshur Co. Sheriff: Gilmer student arrested and charged with making a terroristic threat

Upshur Co. Sheriff: Gilmer student arrested and charged with making a terroristic threat

GILMER, TX (KLTV) - A student has been arrested after making verbal threats in front of students at Gilmer High School.

And, Upshur County Sheriff Larry Webb tells KLTV, he is now charged with making a terroristic threat.

Concerned parents have called our newsroom claiming their children told them a gun was found on a roof of a building.

Gilmer Superintendent Rick Albritton tells KLTV, no gun was found.

He says, staff and police searched the entire building, along with a canine search when the building was empty.

The student was removed from the high school Thursday.

Albritton said, "Gilmer ISD is cooperating with the local sheriff's department."

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