Students return to class after threat investigation

A threat received at Tupelo High School this morning forced the evacuation of all students and staff.

Posted: Oct 21, 2017 8:07 AM
Updated: Oct 21, 2017 8:07 AM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -- A threat received at Tupelo High School this morning forced the evacuation of all students and staff.

A school spokesperson says the evacuations took place around 7:45 a.m. this morning.

They did not elaborate on what the threat may have been but was received in one of the buildings.

Buildings were reopened and the school resumed normal operations at 8:44 a.m.

The Tupelo Police Department is assisting the school district with the investigation.

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