Atlantic Middle School Bomb Threat suspect Identified

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November 4th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Atlantic Police Chief Steve Green late Thursday afternoon identified a juvenile suspect allegedly involved in the making of a bomb threat at the Atlantic Middle School earlier in the day, Thursday. In a statement released to the media Green said at approximately 10:55-a.m., “The Atlantic Police Department responded to a call at the Atlantic Middle School for a bomb threat. All students were evacuated from the building. After a search of the building, no bomb was found. After a short investigation with the help of the Cass County Sheriff’s Department, a suspect was located and questioned.”

The suspect was 12-year old Austin Koma Mualia, of Atlantic. Green said “The juvenile was taken into custody and charged with Terrorism, a Class-B Felony. He is currently under the supervision of the juvenile authorities. “