‘Anonymous threat’ prompts lockdown at Cypress Creek High School in Orlando

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Cypress Creek High School was placed on lockdown after a threat was received Thursday afternoon.


According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the threat came in around 4:30 p.m. Thursday and referenced a possible weapon on campus. Deputies have not said exactly how the threat was received.

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The school was placed on locked down as a precaution while deputies investigated the threat and conducted a search. Deputies say everyone who was at the school at the time was “safe and secure” on the campus during the search.

After an “exhaustive search” of the campus, deputies say no weapon was found.

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As of 9 p.m., the sheriff’s office said they were still working with Orange County Public Schools to lift the school from lockdown.

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