58-year-old man arrested after police said he made terroristic threats against Cape Girardeau school
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A man is in custody after police say he made terroristic threats against a school in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Friday, September 8.
According to a release from the Cape Girardeau Police Department, officers received a report around 11:45 a.m. of a male subject threatening to return to a school in the 1000 block of Linden Street and start shooting. Officers quickly responded and found the suspect who allegedly made the threat.
The suspect was identified as 58-year-old Patrick Rayford of Cape Girardeau. He was taken into custody without incident.
Rayford was formally charged through the Cape Girardeau County Prosecutor’s Office with first-degree terroristic threatening, which is a Class D felony. He is currently being held without bond.
According to the police department, there are no further credible threats to any schools in Cape Girardeau.
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