WESLACO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in Weslaco, a South Texas border town, have arrested a 13-year-old boy for allegedly making violent threats on social media towards a Walmart.

Police said shortly before 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 7, officers went to the Walmart to investigate and store management decided to close the store for the safety of its customers and employees.

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Police said through their investigation, with help from the FBI and Weslaco Police Facebook followers, investigators were able to identify the source of the threats.

On Thursday around 8:30 a.m., the mother of the boy brought him to to the Weslaco Police Department after she had received calls regarding her son’s threats.

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Police searched the family’s home and vehicles and no firearms were recovered.

The boy was charged with terroristic threat, a 3rd degree felony, and was taken to the Juvenile Detention Center.

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Weslaco is about 515 miles south of Dallas.