TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — A Sipsey Valley High School student is facing a charge of making a terrorist threat, the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.
The sheriff’s office was made aware of verbal threats and social media posts about the school. They determined it was a Sipsey Valley student making the threats.
A thorough investigation was conducted, and after, a juvenile was charged with making terrorist threats.
The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office takes any school related threats seriously and we have a zero tolerance policy regarding these offenses,” Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Josh Hasting said. “Additional deputies were present at Sipsey Valley High School this morning, and additional patrols will continue.”