Bomb squad detonates IED found at Warren Central Jr. High - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

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Bomb squad detonates IED found at Warren Central Jr. High

Source: WLBT Source: WLBT
WARREN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Authorities with the Clinton Bomb Squad have detonated an IED found in a book bag at Warren Central Junior High.

Authorities responded to a report of the 'bomb' just after noon on Wednesday.

They tell us a student who does not attend Warren Central Jr. High alerted authorities to the situation.

Once on the scene, a K-9 helped discover the IED (improvised explosive device) inside of a back pack.

Students were evacuated from the building, and were held at the junior high until school let out.

Police say two students have been detained.

They have not been charged with a crime, so far.

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