SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Suffolk Police have arrested a 20-year-old high school student in connection to a bomb threat made to the school Tuesday.
Diana Klink with the City of Suffolk said Abdul Dshawn Dixon of Suffolk is charged with threat to bomb, which is a class five felony. Dixon is an 11th grade student at Kings Fork High School.
Around 1 p.m. Tuesday, a bomb threat was discovered written on the wall of a boy's bathroom at Kings Fork, bringing the total number of threats to Suffolk schools in recent weeks to eight. It was the second reported at Kings Fork High School.
A recorded message sent to parents was as follows:
This call is from KFHS to inform staff and parents of a message found this afternoon written on a boys' bathroom wall that indicated another student was going to blow up the school Wednesday. Police and fire investigators were notified and reported to assist in the investigation, which may have revealed a possible suspect. If anyone has any information on this matter, please contact the school or the police department.
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