Dugg: Police detain teen over YouTube massacre plot | NEWS.com.au

“(…) FINNISH police detained a teenager who allegedly posted a video on YouTube threatening a massacre similar to the one last week at a high school in Finland, police said.

The 16-year-old was arrested on Friday in Maaninka, about 400km north of Helsinki, and questioned yesterday, a local police spokesman said. Authorities also seized his computer.

(…) “He says that it was a joke, that he had no intention” of carrying out a massacre, according to the spokesman.

(…) Eight people, including five boys aged 16 to 18, the 61-year-old headmistress, a 42-year-old female nurse and a 25-year-old single mother, were killed in Wednesday’s shooting at Jokela High School in southern Finland. (…)”

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