LINCOLN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A high school in Lincoln County was put on lockdown Tuesday after social media threats were posted online, according to officials.
Lincoln County Schools confirmed Lincolnton High School was put on lockdown after multiple students received a threat on Snapchat. The threat reportedly stated there would be a shooting at the school at 2:30 p.m.
An official from the school district said Tuesday that the incident was investigated and a suspect was arrested.
The school will return to a normal schedule Wednesday with additional police on campus for the remainder of the week as a precautionary measure.
The school released a statement regarding the threat Wednesday.
The school encourages students to be at school Thursday and Friday.