Austin High School bomb threat investigation

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Decatur Police report that Austin High School was briefly placed on lockdown today after a bomb threat.

Morgan County 911 received the call about the threat at about 12:15 and multiple police units were dispatched to the school.

The threat was found to be not credible. According to police, the suspect was identified as an out-of-state individual who had previously harassed a specific student at Austin High School.

The scene was cleared at about 12:45. Warrants are being obtained for the suspect’s arrest.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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