Two Honey Creek students arrested for bomb threat

WTHI Photo / Matt Gregory
WTHI Photo / Matt Gregory

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – Two students at Honey Creek Middle School were arrested following a bomb threat.

The Vigo County Sheriff’s Office told News 10 two brothers were behind the hoax. According to Vigo County Chief Deputy Clark Cottom, the boys approached the school’s protection officer Thursday morning and told the officer they heard there was a bomb in the school.

Police and school corporation officials immediately responded.

Vigo County school officials stated the boys will be charged with a Class D felony for false informing. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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