Ga. teen arrested after making social media threats to Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up during a South Carolina Republican primary night event, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 in Spartanburg, S.C. Trump is the winner in the South Carolina Republican primary. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

TROUP COUNTY, Ga. (WRBL) – Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office and United States Secret Service Agents have arrested and charged a 16-year-old, after they issued death threats against Presidential Candidate Donald Trump on social media.

Investigators discovered the death threats and immediately notified the FBI/USSS task force.

Investigators and agents arrested the teen at the offender’s home and took the teen into custody.

The teen will be charged with making terrorist threats and acts against a Presidential Candidate. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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