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Utah girl credited with outing school bombing plot

Published: Friday, July 31 2015 1:31 p.m. MDT

In this police booking photo released by Weber County Sheriff's Dept. showing Dallin Morgan, 18, a high school student who was arrested with another student on Wednesday Jan. 25,2012 on conspiracy charges after authorities uncovered a plot to use explosives during a school assembly.  (Weber County Sheriff's Dept., Associated Press) In this police booking photo released by Weber County Sheriff's Dept. showing Dallin Morgan, 18, a high school student who was arrested with another student on Wednesday Jan. 25,2012 on conspiracy charges after authorities uncovered a plot to use explosives during a school assembly. (Weber County Sheriff's Dept., Associated Press)

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah student is credited with foiling plans by two schoolmates who apparently were plotting to set off a bomb during an assembly and flee in a stolen airplane.

Roy High School sophomore Bailey Gerhardt told The Salt Lake Tribune (http://bit.ly/zeuSAS ) she received a text message from one of the boys and shared it with an administrator, which led to the arrest of the two teens.

Gerhardt says the text from the 16-year-old boy asked: "If I told you to stay home on a certain day, would you?"

That boy and 18-year-old Dallin Morgan were pulled out of school Wednesday.

The Associated Press isn't naming the 16-year-old because he is a minor.

Police say no explosives were found, but Morgan indicated the younger teen had previously made a pipe bomb.

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