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      29-year-old man arrested for making terrorist threat towards Phillips Academy

      Markey Humphrey, 29, of Birmingham, was arrested Thursday for making a terrorist threat towards Phillips Academy.

      A 29-year-old Birmingham man has been arrested for making a terrorist threat towards Phillips Academy on Tuesday, the Birmingham Police Department reports.

      Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Markey Humphrey in the Kingston area around noon Thursday on a Making a Terrorist Threat warrant.

      Chief A.C. Roper stated, "We will not tolerate any threats made against our students and schools. This is a sensitive time in our nation so we have to take any threat seriously."

      Investigators received a tip about the threat from an anonymous caller.

      Humphrey is being held in the Jefferson County Jail on a $15,000 bond.

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