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Vernonia schools in lockout due to threat issued Thursday

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VERNONIA, OR (KPTV) -

Vernonia schools are in lockout Friday due to a violent threat was made towards the school district Thursday.

School administrators posted a letter online that was sent home to parents stating the person making the threat has been identified and police are investigating.

Administrators ruled the threat as “potentially credible” and issued a lockout as a precaution.

Friday Classes are continuing as normal but all doors will be locked and nobody will be allowed in or out of the building during school hours.

No other details were immediately available about the threat.

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