Online threats send school into lockdown

March 7, 2024 3:25 pm in by
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A high school in Armstrong Creek has been sent into lockdown on Thursday reports of online threats.

Police say they attended the school along Batten Road just before 2pm to a conduct a safety check.

Students were ordered to stay in their classrooms as police assessed the situation, it’s unclear what the nature of the threats were.

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Officers say the scene was deemed safe and investigations remain ongoing in relation to the incident.

Last month a school in Grovedale was sent into lockdown after a teenager reportedly made prank calls.

An 18-year-old woman from St Leonards was arrested and charged over the incident at Grovedale College on February 14.