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Posted: 17.2.2022 9:47

Cleveland High School on lockdown after ‘look-alike’ weapon found, student arrested

 

Cleveland High School is on lockdown after a student brought a “look-alike” weapon to campus, the district said Thursday morning.

According to Cleveland ISD, the student was arrested and removed from class after district officials received an anonymous tip indicating that the student brought a weapon to school.

The campus was immediately placed on lockdown.

A nonfunctioning “look-alike” weapon was found and confiscated within 20 minutes of receiving the tip, the district said.

The student was arrested.

“Cleveland ISD takes all threats seriously. Cleveland ISD applauds the student who alerted staff to the fact that someone had potentially brought a weapon to school and the school administration for their quick actions. Although the confiscated weapon was a “look-alike”, the district is treating the situation with the same level of intensity as if it were real,” a statement read.

The school remains on lockdown since it’s an active investigation.

The district said any students found to be involved with the incident will face disciplinary action.

 

UPDATE-

10:24am UPDATE –
Lockdown lifted, classes resume as scheduled. A Cleveland ISD High School student was arrested and removed from class this morning, February 17, 2022. District officials received an anonymous tip indicating a student had brought a weapon to campus. The school was immediately placed on lockdown. A nonfunctional “look-alike” weapon was found and confiscated within 20 minutes of receiving the tip. One student was subsequently arrested and two additional students were taken into custody.
Although the confiscated weapon was a “look-alike”, the district is treating the situation with the same level of intensity as if it were real. The school remained on lockdown until 8:52 am when the lockdown was lifted.
Cleveland ISD takes all threats seriously. Cleveland ISD applauds the individual who alerted staff to the fact that someone had potentially brought a weapon to school and the school administration for their quick actions.
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Se levantó el bloqueo, las clases se reanudaron según lo programado. Un estudiante de la escuela secundaria Cleveland ISD fue arrestado y retirado de clase esta mañana, 17 de Febrero de 2022. Los funcionarios del distrito recibieron un aviso anónimo que indicaba que un estudiante había traído un arma a la escuela. La escuela fue inmediatamente cerrada. Se encontró y confiscó un arma “parecida” no funcional dentro de los 20 minutos posteriores a la recepción de la pista. Posteriormente, un estudiante fue arrestado y dos estudiantes más fueron detenidos.
Aunque el arma confiscada era “parecida”, el distrito está tratando la situación con el mismo nivel de intensidad que si fuera real. La escuela permaneció cerrada hasta las 8:52 am cuando se levantó el cierre.
Cleveland ISD toma en serio todas las amenazas. Cleveland ISD aplaude al individual que alertó al personal sobre el hecho de que alguien potencialmente había traído un arma a la escuela y a la administración de la escuela por sus acciones rápidas.