Georgia Teen Arrested Over Alleged Trump Threat

Posted at 10:42 PM, Mar 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-22 22:42:00-04

LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a Georgia teenager accused of threatening the life of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump on social media.

WTVM-TV ( ) reports that a 16-year-old was arrested by the Troup County Sheriff's Office and U.S. Secret Service agents.

The teen's name hasn't been released, and neither has the exact nature of the alleged threat.

Troup County investigators discovered the death threats and notified the FBI and Secret Service. Investigators and agents arrested the teen at home.