Main Street in Columbus shut down after bomb threat

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) -New information tonight in a bomb threat that shut down Main Street in Columbus.

Columbus police have made an arrest.

Around 5:30 Columbus Police issued a press release stating that a 12-year-old juvenile from Macon has been arrested.

He’s being charged with making a false bomb threat.

Police Chief Fred Shelton says the call was targeting Domino’s pizza, right across from the police station.

The restaurant was closed and evacuated while crews cleared the scene.

And Main Street was shut down from 14th Street all the way to Short Main Street during the search.

The suspect is being taken to the Lowndes County Juvenile Detention Center where he will appear before a judge for a hearing.


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