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Notre Dame students facing charges of terroristic threats

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa. - Two Notre Dame High School students are facing charges of terroristic threats, criminal conspiracy to commit terroristic threats and disorderly conduct. 

The 17-year-olds were detained at Northampton County Juvenile facility after police say they made threats to shoot students at the high school Nov. 8. 

According to police, classmates said the two threatened to set off the fire alarm and shoot students from the school's rooftop after everyone evacuated. 

Police conducted a search of the teens' residences and discovered neither of the boys had access to firearms. 

The two students were released from the juvenile facility and are awaiting their hearing. Bethlehem Township police say the youths are not permitted to attend Notre Dame High School in the future. 

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