Tupelo High School back to normal after another threat

Updated Article - School operation is back to normal at Tupelo High School following a bomb threat.

Posted: Aug 21, 2019 9:51 AM
Updated: Aug 21, 2019 12:51 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - School operation is back to normal at Tupelo High School following a bomb threat.

The Tupelo Public School District sent an alert to parents Wednesday morning stating the high school received a threat

The district stated the school's staff and Tupelo police investigated the situation and conducted a sweep of the campus’ buildings.

The school district later provided another update, stating an unknown source sent a text message to a student threating to harm students.

The high school was placed on lockdown, which later lifted.

Police, school security and high school administrators determined all students and buildings were safe and secure.

This new threat comes days after another threat was made against Tupelo Middle School and the high school.

Tupelo police arrested two juveniles in connection to last week's threats.

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