Ex Miami Dolphins Player Jonathan Martin Arrested In Connection With Threat To School

Feb. 23 2018, Updated 8:40 p.m. ET

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A former Miami Dolphins star has been arrested in connection with a chilling threat to prestigious Harvard Westlake school in Los Angeles.

The top private school – where celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin send their kids – was at the on Friday.

Jonathan Martin was arrested after posting threats on his Instgram account.

Martin posted a threat of ‘suicide or revenge’ that resulted in the school being closed.

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The 28-year-old former student at Harvard Westlake was taken into custody over the post after police were alerted about him.

He posted a photo of a shotgun and cartridges on a bed Thursday, writing: “When you're a bully victim & a coward, your options are suicide, or revenge.”

Martin left the Miami Dolphins in 2013 amid allegations he was a victim of racist bullying from his teammates.

His former teammate, Richie Incognito, was investigated by the NFL Players Association over allegations that he was the ringleader of the abuse.

Harvard Westlake is one of the top private schools in Los Angeles. Famous alumni include Jake Gyllenhaal and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

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