GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio - Garfield Heights schools are no longer in lockdown after a phone threat early Thursday morning.
Garfield Heights police said the individual who called the school communicated intent to come to the high school with a gun at 8:30 a.m, causing the school to go into lockdown. Just before 9:30 a.m., the district said schools were longer in lockdown.
The police and school district said they are continuously investigating the situation and that police will have a strong presence on school property throughout the day.
All students and staff are safe and all schools have been placed in lockdown as a precautionary measure, the school district said on its website.
If you have any information about this threat, contact the Garfield Heights Police Department at (216) 475-5840.
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