The Waxahachie Police Department confirmed that they detained a student in connection with the bomb threat made this morning at the Waxahachie High School.

The threat came in at about 9:40 a.m. this morning and police responded by moving WHS and Ninth Grade Academy students to the Williams Gym, conducting a visual sweep and calling in a bomb-sniffing dog to search the premises.

Waxahachie police also confirmed that the student confessed to writing the bomb threat. This story is still developing, check back for updates.