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Suspect In Racial Threats At Michigan Tech In Custody

A suspect believed to be responsible for posting a racially motivated threat to students at Michigan Tech is in custody.

The suspect was located late Thursday night with the help of Yik Yak, the social media platform where the threat was originally posted, and Michigan Tech Information Technology.

The suspect is currently lodged in the Houghton County Jail.

The threat was posted around noon Thursday which prompted an investigation by the University’s Department of Public Safety and Police Services.

More information is expected to available later today.

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