Lockdown lifted at Northside High and Middle schools

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(UPDATE: 3:17 p.m.) ROANOKE (WSLS 10) – Roanoke County police have charged a Northside High School student after threats triggered a lockdown at the school on Tuesday morning.

The student, who is a juvenile, is charged with one felony count of threats to commit serious bodily harm to persons on school property. T A threatening message was discovered on a social media account Tuesday morning. Police were notified and began an investigation into the threat. Students were asked to shelter-in-place while officers and police K-9s searched the inside of the school as well as the school grounds. No legitimate threat was discovered.

A threatening message was discovered on a social media account Tuesday morning, according to police. Police were notified and began an investigation into the threat. Students were asked to shelter-in-place while officers and police K9s searched the inside of the school as well as the school grounds. No legitimate threat was discovered.

Police were notified and began an investigation into the threat. Students were asked to shelter-in-place while officers and police K-9s searched the inside of the school as well as the school grounds. No legitimate threat was discovered.

No legitimate threat was discovered.


ROANOKE (WSLS 10) – Roanoke County Schools spokesman Chuck Lionberger says school operations are back to normal at Northside High School and Northside Middle School after they were put on lockdown due to a possible threat.

The scene was cleared shortly after 11:30 Tuesday morning.

During the lockdown, police restricted access to the schools as a precaution, but school officials said both students and staff were safe.

 

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