By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Lauderdale Lakes Middle School front desk attendant has been arrested for making bomb threats to area schools.

Detectives said it happened at approximately 9:34 a.m. Tuesday, April 27, when a tip was received indicating that there were bombs on the campuses of Lauderdale Lakes Middle School and Boyd H. Anderson High School.

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BSO deputies, along with BSO’s Threat Management Unit detectives, responded to the schools to investigate.

Later that day, at approximately 1:02 p.m., another tip was received which read “Imma shoot up Lauderdale Lakes Middle School and Boyd Anderson’s school. This is not a joke.”

Police would later identify Patrick Jean as the suspect in both threats.

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Jean was arrested Wednesday at Lauderdale Lakes Middle School.

Police said Jean admitted to making threats in a post-Miranda confession.

Jean is currently being held at the BSO Main Jail.

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Authorities said Jean faces two counts of threats to discharge a destructive device and two counts of written threats to kill or conduct a mass shooting.

CBSMiami.com Team