Student accused of threatening to ‘blow up’ school

Student accused of threatening to ‘blow up’ school
Joshua Branch (Gaston County Sheriff's Office)

GASTON COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A Gaston County student is facing bomb threat charges, officials announced Monday.

Joshua Branch of North Gaston High School wrote, “This school is going to blow up in the month of December,” police say. Branch reportedly wrote the threat in a bathroom.

Investigators did not find any evidence of a device.

Branch is scheduled to be in court Monday afternoon.

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