Pilot threatens to crash small plane into Mississippi Walmart on purpose, police say

Tupelo Police said in a news release Saturday morning, “At this time, the situation is ongoing with TPD and all emergency services in our area.” wide.”

Tupelo Walmart stores are “currently closed and evacuated,” Charles Clawson, director of the Walmart Press Office, told CNN.

“We are working closely with local investigators and referring questions to law enforcement,” he added.

The plane was reportedly north of Tupelo in the Benton area of ​​Union County around 8:35 a.m. local time, police said in an update.

“Local, state and federal authorities continue to monitor this dangerous situation,” the update said.

The plane is ‘probably a King Air type’, police said in their documents Facebook post.

This is a developing story. Please check the latest information.

Source: www.cnn.com

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