Suffolk man charged after alleged school violence threat

Published 11:24 pm Saturday, May 28, 2022

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A 23-year-old Suffolk man is in jail after an alleged threat of violence against a school.

At about 1 p.m. Saturday, the Suffolk Police Department was notified of a threatening post on a social media platform, police said in a news release. Detectives investigated the post and charged Cameron Sears with threats of death or injury to persons on school property.

Sears was transported to Western Tidewater Regional Jail.

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Police did not identify the school or the specific nature of the threat.

According to his Facebook profile, Sears is a 2017 graduate of Nansemond River High School.