LORAIN COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - Officials said four Lorain schools were placed on lockdown earlier while police investigated a possible threat in the area.
A threat outside of the Lorain High School triggered the lockdowns on Thursday morning, police said.
The high school, as well as Frank Jacinto Elementary, General Johnnie Wilson Middle School, and Washington Elementary, were impacted by lockdowns forsafety precaution.
Exterior doors and windows were secured while police conducted the investigation.
According to the school district, high school students were released one classroom at a time and sent home early.
Police eventually declared that the lockdowns were lifted at noon.
All extracurricular activities at the high school were canceled on Thursday.