MOORPARK (CBSLA.com) — Multiple schools were placed on precautionary lockdown Monday while officials searched for a student.
According to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, a “general threat” was left on the Moorpark Unified School District’s voice mail at some point Sunday night, and was directed at Moorpark High School.READ MORE: CHiPs For Kids Toy Drive Kicks Off For 2021
A preliminary investigation revealed that two other schools may have been included in the original threat.
As a precaution, Sycamore Canyon School and Walnut Canyon School were placed on lockdown.READ MORE: Group Running Free Mini Train Rides In Costa Mesa Gets $15,000 To Repair Vandalized Junction
Shortly after 9:30 a.m., school officials posted to Twitter that there was no imminent danger to students at the school.
MHS is currently in lockdown. This lockdown is a precautionary measure. We are attempting to locate a student. There is no imminent danger.
— Moorpark High School (@MoorparkHighSch) April 27, 2015
It remains unclear if the student that officials are searching for is believed to have left the threatening message.MORE NEWS: Massive Warehouse Fire Likely Caused Foul Odor In Carson, Authorities Say
The lockdown was lifted from all schools shortly before noon, and classes resumed.