Three juveniles among four arrested after Omaha schools threat made online

An 18-year-old and a 15-year-old are facing charges; an 11-year-old and a 12-year-old were cited.
Three juveniles and an adult have been arrested after posting a threat to nine local schools.
Published: Jan. 12, 2023 at 8:36 AM CST
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Police released the identity of the 18-year-old arrested along with three juveniles after a threat made was made online about a number of Omaha schools.

“The investigation revealed the posts to be a hoax,” Omaha Police said in a release Thursday night.

Itzel Bravo, 18, was booked into Douglas County Corrections to face charges of terroristic threats. A 15-year-old is also facing the same charge, according to the release.

Itzel Bravo
Itzel Bravo(Omaha Police Department)

In addition, an 11-year-old and a 12-year-old were cited with disorderly conduct, the OPD release states.

6 News viewed the threat made on social media that named nine elementary, middle, and high schools and gave a specific date.

“The Omaha Police Department takes all threats to schools and our children’s safety seriously. The Felony Assault unit takes lead on all investigations. We work with all surrounding agencies including the Omaha FBI office,” the OPD release states. “We work very closely with our SROs, OPS and the Safe2HelpNE.org staff. Together, with the community, we were able to identify the individuals responsible for the posts.”