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Euclid High School went into a modified lockdown following hoax threat

Posted at 8:48 AM, May 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-06 13:53:11-04

EUCLID, Ohio — Euclid High School went into a modified lockdown Monday morning following a hoax threat, according to school officials.

The school, 11 East 222nd Street, went to into a modified lockdown at around 8:19 a.m. after the Euclid Police Department received a hoax call.

Two people are now in custody as part of the investigation.

Police and school administrators acted quickly and swept the building for any possible threat, according to a tweet from Euclid Schools.

Authorities said all students are safe and there is no threat of harm.

"The most important protection against violence is prevention. We continue to urge all students to report any suspicious, dangerous or concerning behavior to our administrative team or another trusted adult. Anyone at any time can call our Safe Line at 216-797-6998," said a spokesperson for Euclid Schools.