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Iowa teen faces felony charge after posting Facebook threat

PELLA, Iowa — A 16-year-old girl in Iowa is facing felony charges after she posted a threat against her school on Facebook.

Police in Pella, Iowa said that the high school student posted a threat against a staff member at Pella High School. And they are taking the teen's words seriously.

Police charged the girl with the threat of arson which is a felony in Iowa.

School officials would not say what disciplinary action she will face. But they do not believe anyone at the school is in any danger.

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