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Andrew West

(Photo courtesy Delaware State Police)

A 15-year-old Millsboro boy is being held at a youth detention center after he allegedly threatened to bring a gun to Sussex Technical High School.

Andrew West, a student at Sussex Technical High School, made the threat Friday after school staff had to intervene to break up a fight, Delaware State Police said.

Detectives arrested West at his home Saturday,, September 7, 2019, and he was booked into the detention center on a felony terroristic threatening charge.

The Sussex Technical School District has issued a statement, saying counseling is available to anyone who may need it.