Marion Senior High student charged with felony after written bomb threat found


A 17-year-old student has been arrested and charged after a written bomb threat was found inside Marion Senior High School in Smyth County on Wednesday.

Sheriff Chip Shuler reported the threat was discovered just after 10 a.m. and the school's resource office was notified. Other personnel from the Sheriff's Office along with personnel from the Virginia State Police responded to the scene, the report said.

The juvenile has been charged with felony communication of a bomb threat and was released to a parent, Shuler said.

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