Breaking news out of Missouri. The suspect who posted threats to the social media platform YikYak has been apprehended:

Here’s a screenshot of one of the threat that was made to YikYak and widely shared last night:

There’s still not a lot known about the suspect, but @MUalert reports that he (or she) was “not located on or near the MU campus at the time of the threat”:

University of Missouri Police have apprehended the suspect who posted threats to 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. We will update this website as additional information is confirmed. MU is operating on a regular schedule. Please check here for official information. Safety is the university’s top priority and we are working hard to assure that the campus remains safe while information is obtained and confirmed.

As we told you earlier, the campus was on edge last night because of these social media threats as well as a rumor spread by the student body president that the KKK was spotted on campus:

We’ll update this post as soon as we know more.

Update. The suspect has been identified as 19-year-old Hunter Park and according to police, he is not a student at the university. They are not releasing a “mug shot of Park for his safety.”

Update 2. Mugshot released:

Editor’s note: This post has been updated.



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