Two arrested following investigation of Mark Twain High School bomb threat

6 months 1 week 6 days ago Thursday, October 05 2017 Oct 5, 2017 Thursday, October 05, 2017 10:38:00 PM CDT October 05, 2017 in News
By: Ethan Illers, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

NEW LONDON - Personnel from the Ralls County Sheriff's Office and surrounding agencies responded to the Mark Twain High School campus on Highway 19 for a reported bomb threat on Monday.

First responders worked diligently with school administration to safely evacuate students. Bomb detection dogs were brought in and determined the threat was a hoax after a thorough sweep of the building.  

According to a press release from the Ralls County Sheriff's Office, an 18-year-old male of Quincy, IL and a 15-year-old juvenile of New London were arrested and charged with making a false bomb report. 

The investigation is ongoing and further information will be released when available and appropriate. 

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