Juvenile in custody after making possible threat to Benton school

Police did not reveal the type of threat that was levied.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – On Thursday evening, Benton police received information about a possible threat directed toward the Benton Junior High School campus. 

BNPD officers and detectives quickly followed leads which led to a juvenile suspect.

The juvenile was taken into custody without incident within 45 minutes of the threat being received and was turned over to juvenile officers for processing. 

This incident remains an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with additional information should contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS.
 

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