BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Charles County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man accused of making multiple threats of mass violence at an elementary school in Maryland.

Earl Washington Jr. of Lexington Park, Maryland, was taken into custody on Wednesday morning.

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The 46-year-old man is accused of calling Gale-Bailey Elementary School and a business in White Plains on Tuesday and making several threats of mass violence.

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Police say the calls were related to the people known to Washington. They are believed to be domestic-related.

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But out of an abundance of caution, extra officers will be at Gale-Bailey Elementary School this week.

CBS Baltimore Staff