Police say that the threats made against Decatur schools have led to a lockdown. The lockdown was initiated as a precaution, say police.
The Decatur Police Department released a statement saying they received a bomb threat at one school and threats of gun violence at two other schools.
You can read the full statement that police released below:
On Tuesday, November 28, 2018, the Decatur Police Department received reports of a bomb threat against on school and threats of gun violence made against two additional schools.
Working with City Schools of Decatur, a system-wide lockdown of all school was initiated out of precaution.
The DeKalb County Police and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office responded to assist. Schools are still currently under lockdown as we investigate these threats.
There have been officers on site at every school since we were made aware of the threats. We have found no evidence to substantiate these threats at this point.
Officers will remain assigned to each of the schools for the remainder of the day. We will provide an update after the lockdown is lifted.
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