Vicksburg school evacuated, suspected bomb found

Vicksburg school evacuated, suspected bomb found

[Ed. – Good times.]

An suspected explosive device was found on campus and two students were detained Wednesday following a bomb threat at Warren Junior High in Vicksburg.

Vicksburg Police Chief Walter Armstrong said the suspected bomb was found in a book bag on school grounds.

Two male students at Warren Central Junior High were detained and questioned, officials said. Authorities executed a search warrant on one of their homes Wednesday night.

“A student brought what was believed to be a homemade IED,” Anderson said. “He showed it to another student, and that student had the courage to tell school officials and the school was evacuated immediately.”

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