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MissCo Authorities Investigating Threat at Rivercrest School

WILSON, AR - Authorities with the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department have arrested a 16-year-old local youth after he allegedly made threats to "several students and faculty within the South Mississippi County School System (Rivercrest)," according to Sheriff Leroy Meadows.

"The alleged threats are being fully investigated by the sheriff's department and, as with all threats involving the schools, are being taken serious," said Meadows.

The suspect was arrested on Wednesday, and the alleged threats were apparently made on Tuesday at either the junior or senior high school at Rivercrest.

"Due to the on-going investigation into this matter and juveniles being involved, exact details cannot be released," explained Meadows.

 

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