PICKERINGTON, Ohio — A 14-year-old suspect has been arrested in connection to a threat that prompted Pickerington North High School and Lakeview Junior High to go into a lockdown for two hours on Tuesday.
Pickerington Local School District Superintendent Dr. Chris Briggs said the lockdowns were initiated at 1:15 p.m. after a threat was made. Students were released from both schools around 3:15 p.m.
Fairfield County Sheriff Alex Lape said the suspect made a threat against Lakeview Junior High on social media.
The suspect was identified and arrested around 6 p.m. in another part of Fairfield County, Lape said.
Briggs said no one came on the school's property. The district canceled all evening events.
Classes are expected to resume on Wednesday.
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