BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Authorities are on high alert this morning following the second threat in a week at a Mercer County high school.

Jasmine Nicole Keith, 18, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly making the bomb threat on Tuesday. She faces charges of threatening to commit a terrorist act with or without intent to commit the act, and is on $50,000 cash-only bond.

Mercer County Schools released the following statement Wednesday morning in regard to a social media threat made toward Bluefield High School:

“Mercer County Schools takes all potential threats seriously. In that vein, Mercer County Schools has instituted steps to help ensure student safety. Local law enforcement have been contacted and will be present today at Bluefield High School. School will operate on a regular schedule.”

 

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