Juvenile taken into custody for Section High School threat

Word that an 'incident' would occur Wednesday at the school led to a juvenile being taken into custody, authorities said.

Posted: Feb. 28, 2018 8:08 AM
Updated: Feb. 28, 2018 8:09 AM

Jackson County authorities said they have taken someone into custody for a threat that was made against Section High School.

Jackson County Sheriff Chuck Phillips said in a Facebook post just before midnight that the "threat has been eliminated," after taking a juvenile into custody.

Phillips said there had been word that an "incident" was to occur Wednesday at the school.

The 16-year-old's name was not released.

The sheriff's office is expected to release more information today.

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