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2 suspects in custody after social media threat at Eldon High School

2 suspects in custody after social media threat at Eldon High School

August 29th, 2014 in News

Two suspects have been taken into custody after a threat made to an individual and posted to social media was reported to Eldon High School administration this morning.

The threat was reported at approximately 7:50 a.m., according to Eldon R-1 Superintendent Matt Davis.

"The high school administration followed our established procedures. Local law enforcement was called; we secured the building and controlled access in and out of the building," Davis said. "We want to thank our local law enforcement for their quick response and our students for being diligent in reporting possible threats."

The two suspects never entered the building and were taken into custody at approximately 8 a.m., Davis said.

No further information has been released at this time.