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Bomb threat made with suspicious container near church in Alcorn County

Suspicious Package Found at Alcorn County Church: Road Closed and Residents Evacuated

Today, June 6, 2024, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office received a call from an individual who discovered a suspicious container with a note at Pleasant Hill Methodist Church on CR 614.

Deputies and investigators promptly arrived at the scene and confirmed the presence of the item. The note indicated a potential explosive device.

Bomb threat made near church in Alcorn County

In response, CR 614 has been closed, and nearby residents have been evacuated as a precaution. The Tupelo Police Department bomb squad has been notified and is en route to assist with the investigation. Authorities urge the public to avoid the area until it has been declared safe.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

Jon R Myers

Jon R Myers is he executive editor of the Mississippi New Group, the largest digital only media company in Mississippi.

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