University of Missouri Police have apprehended the suspect who posted threats to the campus on YikYak and other social media. The suspect is in MUPD custody and was not located on or near the MU campus at the time of the threat.
Police arrested a man in Rolla early Wednesday identified the suspect as 19-year old Hunter M. Park.
Park was arrested in Rolla at 1:50 a.m. Wednesday. He was brought to Columbia and booked on suspicion of making a terrorist threat. Park’s hometown, listed on the Boone County Sheriff’s website, is Lake St. Louis.
He was transported from Rolla to Columbia where he was arrested and charged with making a terrorist threat. He’s being held at the Boone County Jail on a $4,500 bond. Park is a student at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, according to the school’s online directory.
One of those threats that first appeared on said: “Some of you are alright. Don’t go to campus tomorrow.”
The threats came after a day after University system President Timothy Wolfe resigned and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin announced he was stepping down from his position.