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POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – A South Florida middle school student is accused of drafting a “detailed plan” to kill people at the school, authorities said.

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The boy, who attends Crystal Lake Middle School in Pompano Beach, was arrested and charged Tuesday with making written threats to kill, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office.

According to the sheriff’s office, the boy had a plan that threatened to “infiltrate the school from all entrances” and “start little by little killing people,” the Sun-Sentinel reported, citing the Broward County Sheriff;’s Office. The boy was taken to the Juvenile Assessment Center, according to the newspaper.

Another student learned about the boy’s threat and posted about it on social media to warn others, the Miami Herald reported.

“A BSO school resource deputy immediately began investigating and identified the individual responsible for making the threat,” sheriff’s office spokesperson Casey Codd said in a news release. “No weapons were recovered at the school, and the investigation into the incident is ongoing.”

The threat came as a Broward County judge worked to seat a jury in the penalty phase of convicted school mass shooter Nikolas Cruz.

Jurors will decide whether Cruz will get the death penalty or life in prison without parole for fatally shooting 17 students and staff members and wounding 17 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland on Feb. 14, 2018.

Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony told the Sun-Sentinelin December that the sheriff’s office was seeing a “consistent pattern” of students writing threats online toward their schools. The sheriff added that his department does not take any threats lightly, according to the newspaper.

The Sun-Sentinel reported that six students at four different Broward County schools have been arrested for making written threats.

“BSO reminds the community that these types of threats are taken seriously, investigated fully and could result in criminal charges,” Codd said in a statement on Tuesday.