ALEA arrests suspect in Elba School threat

Published 10:14 am Wednesday, November 2, 2022

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According to a release from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), an arrest has been made in connection to a threat made on Elba City Schools in Coffee County.

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, Special Agents with the ALEA State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) where made aware of an online threat towards Elba City Schools at approximately 8 a.m., according to the release. The suspect associated with the threat is currently in custody by officers and is being interview. The name of the suspect has not been released.

Elba City Schools is currently on lockdown but there is no other credible threats known against the school, according to the release. Officers with Elba Police Department, Coffee County Sheriff’s Deputies and ALEA Troopers and Special Agents are on the scene. Additional information will be provided when it is available.

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