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Little Rock high school placed on lockdown after weapon threat



Little Rock, Arkansas – Mills University Studies High School in Little Rock experienced an intense situation on Monday afternoon when the school was put on a lockdown due to a threat of a weapon on campus. This alarming incident prompted immediate action by the Pulaski County Special School District and law enforcement.

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Upon receiving the threat of an alleged weapon on the school grounds, the district quickly implemented lockdown procedures to ensure the safety of students and staff. The lockdown began shortly after 12 p.m., during which time no one was permitted to enter or leave the campus. This precautionary measure was taken seriously to maintain the utmost safety of everyone at the school.

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office was promptly on site to conduct a thorough search of the school property. The deputies’ investigation was meticulous, lasting approximately four hours. During this time, the school remained under strict lockdown as a safety precaution.

After the extensive search by the sheriff’s office, it was confirmed that no weapon was found at Mills University Studies High School. While this news was a relief, the incident has led to an ongoing investigation to understand the nature and origin of the threat.

This incident highlights the importance of quick and effective responses to potential threats in schools. The prompt action by the school district and the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office ensured that the situation was handled with the highest level of security and precaution. The ongoing investigation into the matter underscores the commitment to student and staff safety and the seriousness with which such threats are treated.

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