Falls Church teen charged after posting suspicious video to Instagram


The Arlington County Police Department announced Tuesday it has arrested and charged a Falls Church teen with prohibition of wearing a mask, after he or she posted a video to Instagram involving a weapon.

Police say in the video posted on January 25, the teen — who is not an Arlington Public Schools student — sits in a vehicle in the parking lot of Wakefield High School. The teen exits the vehicle, opens the trunk, puts a face mask on, and removes an airsoft rifle.

During the course of the investigation, the police department says detectives determined there was no immediate threat to the school. 

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