Wilson High School on Lockdown After Receiving Threat

Woodrow Wilson Classical High School in Long Beach went on a brief lockdown after receiving a call of a potential threat around 10:30 a.m. Authorities investigated and determined the threat is not credible, the lockdown was lifted at 11:25 a.m. 

Students were kept inside for 25 minutes before lunch and then the school proceeded to their regular schedule after the threat was lifted. Wilson High School Principal, Kim Holland posted a statement on the school’s website informing parents about the false threat. 

Source: Nikole Leyva

“Our school received a potential threat via telephone today just before 11 a.m. School Safety and law enforcement investigated and determined that the potential threat is not credible. Our school remains safe. For a brief time, students were held in from lunch, but we resumed normal operations as of 11:25 a.m. Thank you to everyone at Wilson who helped us to follow our safety protocols.”

Long Beach Police searched campus Friday morning with K-9 dogs but did not find any device or indication of a threat on campus and deemed the threat not credible. In a statement, Long Beach Police Department said, “The quick response and immediate actions taken by responding officers allowed the campus to be deemed safe quickly.”

Source: Nikole Leyva

LBPD is reminding everyone to report any suspicious activity to (562) 435- 6711 or 9-1-1 in case of an emergency.

This lockdown occurs a day after the deadly school shooting in Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, which left two students dead and injured three. 

By: Jocelyn Torralba

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