Sterlington police make arrest after threat to middle school
STERLINGTON, La. (KNOE) -
UPDATE: An arrest has been made regarding a social media threat to Sterlington Middle School. Police did not release any more details on the arrest or threat, but say everything is back to normal. Police had an increased presence on the school Tuesday as a precaution.
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Police will have an increased presence at Sterlington Middle School on Tuesday after a threat was made over a computer game to possibly cause harm on campus.
Police say the threat was likely from a child playing with strong words, but say they plan on taking the threat seriously.
The Sterlington police department and the Ouachita Parish sheriff’s office are investigating who made the threat, and where it was initiated.
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