Teen #charged with making #threat of ‘mass #violence’ at #middle #school makes first court appearance

A western North Carolina teenager facing a charge of making a school threat appeared in court Monday, according to the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office.

The mothers of two students at Rugby Middle School at 3345 Haywood Road in Hendersonville went to the magistrate’s office late Saturday night, according to Sheriff’s Office representative Allison Nock.

They said their children were threatened online, Nock said. No specific information about the threat was released.

Henderson County Public School administration was contacted first thing Sunday morning, Nock said.

The Sheriff’s Office and school district investigators worked together until deputies took Hunter Scott Aly, 17, of Fletcher, into custody late Sunday night, Nock said.

Aly was charged with making a false report concerning mass violence on educational property and two counts of communicating threats, according to Nock.

Aly’s bond was set at $9,000, Nock said.

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