Roswell, Locust Grove schools on lockdown Friday morning - CBS46 News

Roswell, Locust Grove schools on lockdown Friday morning

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Elkins Point Middle School in Roswell Elkins Point Middle School in Roswell
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Schools in Roswell and Locust Grove were locked down Friday morning.

Elkins Point Middle School in Roswell was on lockdown because of a nearby home invasion.

Around 9 a.m., Roswell police were called after an armed man kicked in the back door of a home on Hembree Grove Drive.

Police and K-9 officers are searching for the suspect. The lockdown has been lifted.

Luella High School in Locust Grove was on lockdown because of a suspected threat.

The high school, as well as the middle and elementary schools due to their close proximity, went into precautionary lockdown for about an hour due to a threat made on social media by one of the high school students against the high school.

The threat was relayed to school officials.

Officers searched for and found the student. After the student was found, the lockdown was lifted.

All students and staff were safe during the lockdowns.

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