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Bomb threat made at Noxubee County High School

Noxubee County Sheriff Terry Grassaree says a bomb threat was made at Noxubee County High School Tuesday morning.

Posted: Oct 31, 2017 4:55 PM

MACON, Miss. (WTVA) - Noxubee County Sheriff Terry Grassaree says a bomb threat was made at Noxubee County High School Tuesday morning.

The sheriff says the threat was by a phone call sometime near 7:34 a.m. directly to the high school.

Noxubee County School District Superintendent Roger W. Liddell says investigators have traced the phone number where the call came from.

The sheriff said the high school was evacuated, and Liddell says classes resumed near 11 a.m. after the campus was cleared by a bomb squad.

The superintendent says nothing was found and everyone is safe.

The sheriff says his department is currently in the interviewing process. The superintendent stressed the district will prosecute those responsible to the fullest extent of the law.

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