Teenager arrested following school threat in Lee County

According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, authorities were made aware of a social media threat posted Wednesday.

Posted: Feb 19, 2020 10:21 AM
Updated: Feb 19, 2020 4:55 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Deputies arrested a 14-year-old in connection to a reported threat to schools in the Lee County area.

According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, authorities were made aware of a social media threat posted Wednesday.

The threat did not mention any specific school or person, the sheriff’s department stated.

Investigators determined the person responsible for the social media post was in Lee County.

They believe this is an isolated incident.

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