Teen charged for Facebook rape threat

A Cumberland County teenager has been charged for allegedly using a hacked Facebook account to send a threatening message.

The 15-year-old Dickinson Township boy hacked into the account of a person known to him, then sent a message to a 15-year-old North Middleton Township girl on that person's friend list, police said.

The message sent April 6 contained a threat of sexual assault and rape toward the girl, police said.

The teen, who was not identified, was charged in juvenile court with unlawful use of computer, identity theft, terroristic threats and harassment.

 

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