DECATUR, Ala. – Police say they have identified the person who threatened Austin High School, and they plan to arrest the person.
Police say someone called 911 around 12:15 Wednesday afternoon reporting a bomb threat at Austin High School. Police responded and school leaders placed the school on lockdown.
Police say detectives identified the suspected threat-maker as someone who lives out-of-state. They say that person has previously harassed a specific student at Austin High School.
Investigators also determined the bomb threat to not be credible and police cleared the scene around 12:45.
Decatur Police say they are working to obtain warrants to arrest the suspected treat-maker.