CHANDLER, Ariz. - A 16-year-old has been arrested for plotting to use explosives and firearms at Chandler High School, according to police.

Police said they were made aware of the possible threat on Wednesday.

As the officers interviewed the suspect, he made statements to detectives that confirmed his involvement in the threat.

Police said there are no known prevailing threats against Chandler High School students, staff or parents.

The teen faces a charge of terrorism, a class 2 felony.

The Chandler Police Department said it takes all threats seriously and will aggressively pursue any reports of this nature.

They encourage everyone to report any threats or suspicious activity to the department at 480-782-4000.