NORFOLK, Neb. — Authorities in Norfolk arrested a suspect following a threat of a bomb in the school.

Norfolk Police Division received a report at 8:07 a.m. on Friday that there was a message left on the answering machine that there was an explosive in the high school.

After searching the area with resources officers, no explosive device was found at the school and the call was a hoax.

The caller’s number was identified and contacted the caller at his residence at 8:24 a.m.

At 8:42 a.m., authorities arrested 37-year-old Colby Napier for threatening the use of an explosive device.

Napier was housed in Norfolk City Jail and will be transported to the Madison County Jail.

District officials with Norfolk Public Schools were aware of the bomb threat and said in a statement:

“It’s important to emphasize that all threats are taken seriously as safety is our main priority and we want to assure the community there was no danger posed to students and staff.”