LEESBURG, Fla. — Leesburg High School was put on lockdown Wednesday morning after an anonymous complaint came in reporting that an armed person was possibly on or near campus, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies said they conducted a thorough search of the school and found no evidence of a weapon or a suspect matching the description. The lockdown was lifted just after 9 a.m.
Deputies said they are taking all steps necessary to ensure campus safety and will remain on campus for the remainder of the day.
The Sheriff’s Office tweeted about the lockdown at 8 a.m. Wednesday. The department also released the following statement:
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