A 14-year-old Ellsworth boy and a 16-year-old Brewer boy face charges of conspiracy to commit murder after their arrests on Wednesday.

The boys were charged after police were notified by Ellsworth School Department officials there had been threats of violence made in a Facebook group, according to a story in the Ellsworth American.

Both boys were taken to the juvenile detention facility in Charleston.

Police did not provide the names of the minors involved in the incident, which took place in Ellsworth.

Police say additional arrests are possible.

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