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Sikeston High School on Lock-Down

Sikeston High School on Lock-Down
By: Heartland News

Updated: 12:03pm: Crystal Britt reports that Sikeston High School is no longer under lock-down.

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Updated: 10:54am: Sikeston DPS tells Heartland News that the device has been removed from the scene.

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Updated: 10:48am: Heartland News has learned that Sikeston DPS requested help from the bomb squad.

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Original Story 10:16am: Sikeston High School is on lock-down Wednesday morning.

According to an official with the school district, an item was found on the road just off of school property.  It is the school district's standard procedure that if the police are involved near school property, the school goes in to lock-down.

According to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, a suspicious item was found on the road in front of the high school.  DPS officer could not identify it.  It is their standard operating procedure to "lock-down" the surrounding area.

 

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