2 Teenage Girls Arrested For Threatening Steubenville Rape Victim (VIDEO)

By Emma Koch

March 19, 2013 Updated Mar 19, 2013 at 11:23 AM EST

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (www.incnow.tv) -- Monday, two teenage girls in Ohio were arrested for threatening the victim of the high-profile rape case via social media.

According to a report by The Huffington Post, a 16-year-old girl has been charged with aggravated menacing after using Twitter to threaten the victim's life and a 15-year-old girl is charged with menacing for making a threat on Facebook.

"Let me be clear," Attorney General Mike DeWine said on Monday in a statement. "Threatening a teenage rape victim will not be tolerated. If anyone makes a threat verbally or via the Internet, we will take it seriously, we will find you, and we will arrest you," he added.

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