Palermo teen arrested for threatening to blow up Mexico High School

A Mexico High School student is accused of threatening to blow up the school after getting into an argument with another student during class.

The Oswego County Sheriff's Office says the 15 year old girl from Palermo is charged with Juvenile Delinquency, and must contact the County Probation Office as punishment.

Investigators say she made the threat as administratiors were counseling her, following the alleged confrontation.

If an adult had made the same threat, the Sheriff's Office says it would have been considered Making a Terrorist Threat - a felony.