A 12-year-old was charged with terrorizing after a threat was found written on the wall of a Bangor school on Wednesday.

The written message found Tuesday threatened violence the following day and was found on the wall of the Bangor Regional Program at 208 Maine Ave., according to the Bangor Police Department.

“We encourage everyone, if they see or hear something that doesn’t seem right, to say something as soon as possible to the administration or a trusted adult,” James Tager, the superintendent of Bangor schools, said. “The Bangor School Department prioritizes the safety and well being of everyone on our school campuses. Together, we all play a key role in keeping our schools safe.”

Bangor schools saw more police on Wednesday, but no disturbances had been reported.

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Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the University of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley, her puppy Percy and staying active in the Maine outdoors.