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High school students locked in classrooms after threat

December 18, 2018

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say students at a South Carolina high school were locked in their classrooms for three hours after someone called in unfounded threats.

Greenville County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ryan Flood said someone called the front desk at Carolina High School around 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, saying there were bombs around the school and they were coming to shoot at students and staff.

Flood says deputies immediately locked down the school and brought in dozens of officers to search the campus.

Flood says no bombs or weapons were found and no one was hurt.

Students were locked in classrooms for about three hours, but officials say the school dismissed at its regular 3:45 p.m. time.

Flood says the threat remains under investigation and no arrests have been made.

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