A Center teen has been arrested after an alleged threat was made towards Mark Twain Junior-Senior High School on Friday.
According to the Ralls County Sheriff’s Office the threat was allegedly made by 17 year old Tyler Lanier on the social media app, Snapchat.
Other adults and a juvenile had also been interviewed as part of the investigation, which is ongoing. The Sheriff’s Department says additional arrests are possible.
Deputies, along with the New London Police Department, Center Police Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol provided an increased law enforcement presence at the school campus this morning [Monday] to calm potential concerns of students and parents who may have been apprehensive about attending today.