The Fort Mill School District says an arrest has been made in the threats that caused a stir at Fort Mill High School.

The police department identified the suspect only as a 14-year-old male, who allegedly wrote “Good Luck Fort Mill 9/13/22 R-Wing First” in a boys bathroom on 300 hallway.

Here is the announcement from the school district:

“I have some positive news to share with you regarding the recent incident at Fort Mill High School. Thanks to the hard work of school and district staff, law enforcement and the support from the community we have identified an individual responsible for one of the messages written last week. The individual came forward after the intense efforts to identify those involved. The individual claimed that they did not intend any actual physical harm to the students or staff at Fort Mill High School however, they will now face school discipline and criminal action.

Law enforcement and district staff will continue the investigation to identify any other individual(s) involved in this incident and we will continue to have increased security measures at this time. We want to thank our community for all the help and support in this process and encourage everyone to continue to report any information that could lead to the identification of any other individual(s) involved. Our tip line can be found on our school and district websites or by following the line here: https://www.fortmillschools.org/tipline 

Again, thank you for your patience and support as we resolve this issue.”

No name has been released.

Greg Rickabaugh

Greg "Ricky Bobby" Rickabaugh has lived in the Fort Mill and York County community since 2006. He has covered the area while a reporter for The Charlotte Observer and a freelance writer for The Fort Mill...