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Cops: Mom threatened to blow up elementary school

DULUTH -- A Duluth mother is facing felony charges after allegedly threatening "to blow up" her child's elementary school.

Warrants were issued last week charging April Nicole Johnson, 28, with terroristic threats, a felony. As of Monday, Gwinnett County jail records showed she had not yet been arrested.

An incident report from Gwinnett County Schools Police said that, at about 3:40 p.m. on May 14 at Duluth's Berkeley Lake Elementary, Johnson "made a threatening comment in the parking lot which was reported (to the principal's office) by several parents at the school." The report provided little other detail, but warrants alleged that Johnson said that "she want(ed) to blow up the school."

Background information regarding the incident was not available. Warrants also order Johnson to stay away from the school, located on South Berkeley Lake Road near Peachtree Industrial Blvd.

Georgia law calls for up to five years in prison and a $1,000 fine for a conviction on a charge of terroristic threats.