Tuesday, a 15-year-old Lumberton High School 10th grader was taken into custody without incident on charges of terroristic threats.
Lumberton police were notified by the high school this afternoon about a note found in a students binder that listed 8 names, both students and faculty, and indicated a desire to harm them.
The student wasn't in class Tuesday so officers went to his home and made the arrest.
The student is being held at the Hardin County Juvenile Detention Center in Kountze , and the parents of the students listed in the note have been notified
Press release from Lumberton ISD |
The school was alerted around 3:00 pm to a hit list found at the Lumberton High School alternative education building today. The campus administration acted quickly and decisively to address the situation. Upon investigation and through quick action of the school and Lumberton Police Department, no student was in danger at any time and were able to ensure the continued safety of our students. The student has been arrested. In today’s time, we must act upon any risk upon the students in our care. All parties, including a former employee listed have been contacted and the evidence has been turned over to Lumberton Police Department. Any discipline will be handled according to the Student Code of Conduct.