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ZEPHYRHILLS (CBSMiami/AP) —A 14-year-old boy made threats over Snapchat that he would bring a machete to kill two students at his Florida high school, authorities said.

Pasco County Sheriff’s officials said in a news release that the boy was arrested Sunday. He had threatened to bring the machete to Zephyrhills High School on Monday.

The student told investigators the message was meant as a joke.

He was taken to a juvenile facility.

No further details were immediately available.

(© Copyright 2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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  1. “The student told investigators the message was meant as a joke.” Well, he can laugh himself all the way to Juvie!!

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