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Update: Arrest made in Lafayette High bomb threat

LAFAYETTE, WALKER COUNTY (WRCB) - Seventeen-year-old Johnathon Parker is facing charges for making a bomb threat last week at Lafayette High School.

He is charged with Terroristic Threats, Hoax Device and Transmitting False Public Alarm.

Classes were canceled as police investigated the building, making sure there weren't more devices to be found.

Parker is remains at the Walker County Jail.  Bond has not yet been set.


WALKER COUNTY, GA. (WRCB)-- Lafayette Police arrested a teenager for a bomb threat Friday that canceled classes.

They say a 17-year-old faces three charges, and will be tried as an adult per Georgia law.

Police say the teen wrote a threatening message on the bathroom wall, and left a device in the sink that looked like a bomb.

Students were evacuated and a bomb canine was brought in.

Police eventually declared the building safe.

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