15-year-old in custody after school threat

Copyright NEA Report

JONESBORO, Ark. – Authorities announced that a juvenile was in custody Tuesday night after an unspecified threat that was apparently posted online.

In a statement posted to social media, JPD said that Tuesday afternoon, they were made aware of a threat circulating on social media regarding Valley View school. Detectives began investigating the posts immediately and discovered a local student in the school district had made these threats. A 15-year-old was taken into custody. Police added there are no further active threats to students or the academic facilities at Valley View.

JPD will continue to work tirelessly to keep all our children safe. Thank you so much to the courageous citizens in our community who stepped up and brought this to our attention!

JPD via Facebook

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