Authorities in Tupelo Mississippi are monitoring a breaking situation involving a stolen aircraft and a reported threat by the pilot of that aircraft to crash it into a populated area, specifically a Walmart store.

It is believed the incident started early this morning. Tupelo Police a 911 call was reportedly made by the pilot of the aircraft, which you can see circling over the city in the Twitter video above.

This is live coverage from WTVA television out of Tupelo. They are live-streaming their broadcast via Facebook.

From what we understand Tupelo Police have evacuated parts of the city and residents are being told to monitor local radio and television as well as online resources for the latest developments.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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