Lockdowns lifted at Halifax Co. Middle, High schools after potential threat

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UPDATE: 11:30 a.m.

School officials said the lockdowns were lifted around 11:30 a.m.


HALIFAX Co., Va. (WSET) -- Halifax County Public Schools is reporting that the middle and high school is on lockdown after a threat.

In an alert posted to Facebook on the high school's page, the school said there was a vague Snapchat threat reported to school authorities Wednesday morning.

They said the Halifax County Sheriff's Office is at the school to work with officials to investigate.

School personnel could not go into detail about the threat itself, but said the threat was very vague and directed at the secondary schools.

Personnel also reassured that everyone was ok.

This is a breaking news story, check back for updates.

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