SALT LAKE CITY — A University of Utah student who police say threatened to detonate a nuclear reactor if the Utes' football team didn't win on Saturday has been arrested.
The 21-year-old woman was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on Wednesday for investigation of making a threat of terrorism.
On Saturday, the University of Utah football team hosted San Diego State at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The woman "posted threats of violence" on the Yik Yak app before the game, stating that "if the football team did not win the game, (she) was going to detonate the nuclear reactor that is located in the University of Utah causing a mass destruction," according to a police booking affidavit.
Police note in their affidavit that the student does have knowledge of the nuclear reactor and "is aware of where the reactor is located and attends class in the same building where the reactor is housed."
A University of Utah student was arrested Wednesday after police say she threatened to detonate a nuclear reactor if the Utes didn't win on Saturday.
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