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RHS on lockdown while administrators investigate “suspicious threat”

RACHEL BARBER

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RHS is currently on lockdown due to a “suspicious threat” administration and Youth Service Officer Marc Kelley are investigating. Roseville Police Department is on scene, according to a tweet.

However, Roseville PD said in a tweet the lockdown is a “precaution” after a student “overheard a conversation where a gun was mentioned.” The tweet said there was no sighting of a gun or weapon.

Granite Bay High School experienced a lockdown after a note threatening violence was left in a bathroom February 27. All students and campus were searched while the lock down remained ongoing for about two hours. Further updates will be posted as information becomes available.

UPDATE1 : Roseville PD announces officers are still on scene and have yet to find a weapon on campus in a social media post at 12:15.

UPDATE 2: RHS still on lockdown. Teachers were sent security camera still to identify possible witnesses. Roseville PD is pulling some students out of class for questioning.

UPDATE 3: RJUHSD just sent the following message to parents:

Dear Parents and Guardians: Roseville High School is still on lockdown while the police continue the investigation. Students are safe and accounted for and there is a strong police presence. Do not come to campus. We will send another update at approximately 1:30 p.m.

UPDATE 4: Principal David Byrd announces lockdown´s end over PA system. Students questioned by police led Roseville PD to label the situation as a “misunderstanding” in a recent communication to families.

 

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