UPDATE: Lockdown at Whitley Co. Schools lifted

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) –  The Whitley Co. Sheriff says the lockdown on Whitley Co. Schools has been lifted.  They are not releasing any further details at this time.


4:10 p.m.

The Whitley Co. Sheriff says all schools in Whitley Co. are on lockdown due to a text message threat.

The sheriff says they received the message around 2:30 p.m.  Currently, investigators are not clarifying any details about the nature of the threat, or if it was aimed at a particular school in Whitley Co.  The sheriff has ordered all Whitley Co. schools to be placed on lockdown until officials can verify the threat or determine that it was a false alert.  Students, teachers and other staff are inside the schools. No one has been injured.

Stay tuned to ABC 36 News for the latest developments.


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