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Threat at school prompts extra precautions

(Justin Lewis, WTVA)
(Justin Lewis, WTVA)
Reported by: WTVA News
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Updated: 4/25/2013 2:56 pm
RIPLEY, Miss. (WTVA) - The Ripley Police Department says it provided some extra law enforcement presence today at one of the Tippah schools.

A spokesperson at the police department tells that there reportedly had been a threat made against a staff person.

Authorities did not say a specific staff member.

The spokesperson says extra officers were added to the school and monitored the property.

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