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Lexington Middle School locked down due to social media threat

todaySeptember 20, 2022

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LEXINGTON, N.C. (WGHP) — A center college has been locked down as a result of a risk shared on social media.

Lexington Metropolis Colleges posted on their Twitter Tuesday that that they had locked down Lexington Center Faculty as a result of a risk.

Lexington Police Division is looking out the varsity. Extra updates might be despatched to folks as they’re out there, in response to the tweet.

College students undergo metallic detectors to enter the varsity.

A mom on the scene told FOX8 she and different mother and father have been ready outdoors the varsity since round 9:30 a.m.

There was an uptick in threats towards faculties, together with a number of within the Triad and practically a dozen in Virginia. Cabarrus County faculties had been additionally evacuated on Tuesday. Mooresville Excessive Faculty in Iredell County can be being evacuated as a result of threats.