Mentor High School placed on lockdown Thursday afternoon

Published: Dec. 15, 2022 at 1:13 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 15, 2022 at 1:30 PM EST

MENTOR, Ohio (WOIO) - Mentor city officials have confirmed Mentor High School was placed on lockdown for a short time Thursday.

The lockdown was lifted shortly after 1 p.m.

Mentor city officials said a sweep of the high school found no threat.

According to the Mentor Police Chief, a glitch set off the school’s phone alarm system, which led to the lockdown.

Mentor police also responded to the scene.