Bomb threat at Central forces evacuation; student arrested

lgierer@ledger-enquirer.comDecember 17, 2012 

There was a bomb threat at Central High in Phenix City around 9:30 this morning. The call was made to Phenix City police.

Students were evacuated for two hours then returned to class.

Phenix City Schools Superintendent Larry DiChiara said this afternoon that police have arrested a special needs student they believe made the call from the school.

DiChiara said he was at the school when administrators were informed of the threat this morning by police

Before the arrest was made, the superintendent said he hoped it would be treated as a terroristic threat.

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