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Arab Police Arrest Student For Wednesday’s Bomb Threat

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ARAB, Ala. (WHNT) – Arab Police arrested a ninth grade student for Wednesday’s bomb threat at Arab High School.

Police Chief Ed Ralston said the male student was arrested Thursday around 11 a.m.  Officers took him to a juvenile detention facility.

The student sent a threat by email while at school yesterday.  Chief Ralston said the teen used a school computer.  The student will be charged with making a terrorist threat and could face other charges as well.

The threat came in shortly after the start of school on Wednesday morning.  They were moved to Arab Elementary as a precaution while police checked the high school campus.  Police didn’t find anything related to the threat.