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Teen arrested after students alert high school to Facebook post

LAWRENCE — The first call came in to the Methuen High School principal’s office at noon Wednesday, then a flood of calls from students alarmed by a threatening Facebook rant allegedly posted by a classmate boasting that he would outdo the Boston Marathon bombings.

The post, interspersed with foul language, said, “Ya’ll want me to [expletive] kill somebody?” and “[expletive] a Boston bombing wait till you see the [expletive] I do. I’m a be famous rapping, and beat every murder charge that comes across me!”

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