BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Students have returned to a New Jersey high school that prosecutors say was the target of a "Columbine-like" plot.
Police were on hand Monday morning to reassure students and parents that Bridgewater-Raritan High School is safe.
Principal James Riccobono addressed the 2,900 students before classes began Monday. The principal praised a student for alerting authorities.
Authorities say a 16-year-old junior was arrested Thursday after a police resource officer at the school was told the teen was planning an attack. Authorities say they found shotgun shells, bullets, black powder and explosives in the teen's home.
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Officials also arrested the teen's 17-year-old friend, who goes to Immaculata High School.