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Ahmed builds a clock, shows it to teachers, gets arrested for having a ‘bomb’

by | 16th, September 2015

ahmed bomb dallas To Irving, Texas, where 9th-grad Irving MacArthur High student Ahmed Mohamed, 14, is being sent to juvenile detention. Police are looking to charge him with making a hoax bomb.

Ahmed Mohamed didn’t make a bomb. He didn’t pretend to make a bomb. Ahmed made a clock. He told everyone it was a clock.

But he got suspended.

Ahmed says he showed his homemade clock to one teacher:

“He was like, ‘That’s really nice. I would advise you not to show any other teachers.’”

But in English class it beeped. The teacher asked him to show what was in his bag. “She was like, it looks like a bomb,” he said. “I told her, ‘It doesn’t look like a bomb to me.’”

The teacher kept

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