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Tucson High 'soft' lockdown lifted

Tucson High School
Posted at 10:02 AM, Jan 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-11 13:50:30-05

Tucson High School was under a "soft" lockdown Wednesday morning due to a vague threat made to the school, at 400 N. Second Ave. The lockdown has now been lifted.

According to Tucson Unified School District spokeswoman Stefanie Boe, the campus was closed so that no one could enter. 

Boe sent this statement to media:

Tucson High Magnet School staff received a vague threat at the school this morning and took every precaution for student and staff safety. The Tucson Police SRO and our School Safety team worked together to investigate and decided to put the school into a soft lockdown. Tucson Police dogs searched the campus and found nothing. The soft lockdown has been lifted. It lasted about 45 minutes. School Safety officers and Tucson Police remain at the school. All students are safe.

Police presence will remain at the school throughout the day. Those with information should call 911 or 88-CRIME.