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French teen arrested over school bomb threats

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French teen arrested over school bomb threats

A French teenager has reportedly been arrested over a spate of recent school bomb threats that forced the evacuation of education facilities worldwide.

Vincent Lauton, described as a “young hacker”, was allegedly tracked down through his Internet IP address to his home in Dijon, eastern France.

PHOTO: Twitter / @Darkness_su

PHOTO: Twitter / @Darkness_su

The 18-year-old is currently being held and questioned by French police who have seized computer equipment from his home for examination.


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In the past few weeks dozens of schools across Australia and overseas have received the same automated bomb threat message.

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