Southside Students, Staff Safe After ‘Low Credibility’ Threat

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Police have searched Southside High School after receiving a “low credibility” threat and officials will remain on heightened awareness for the rest of the school day, according to Zena Marshall, spokeswoman for Fort Smith Public Schools.

Marshall said students and staff were safe after the search, but declined to specific details about the threat.

“It was a very low credibility threat but we take all threats seriously,” Marshall said. “Additional security will be present and visible through the rest of the day.”

A message about the threat was sent out Wednesday (Sept. 28) to staff and parents, Marshall said.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.