Watauga High School On Lockdown Friday, Lifted Mid Morning

Last Updated on September 13, 2019 11:41 am

Watauga High School was placed on lockdown Friday morning due to an online threat of violence at the school, according to a tweet by the school system.

Officials and law enforcement placed the school in lockdown as a precaution while law enforcement investigated. Extra officers are were also at WHS as a precaution.

At 10:12am the school system announced the all clear and added, “Rumors of a threat of violence were investigated and now dispelled. School is now operating as normal. Thank you for your patience.”

Boone Police officers will remain at the school the rest of the day.

Back to top button