Lockdown lifted at Senatobia high school, college

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SENATOBIA, Miss. — The campuses of Senatobia High School and Northwest Mississippi Community College in Senatobia were briefly placed on lockdown  Friday afternoon following a threat, police said.

Senatobia Police say a threat was made to shoot up the campus.

The schools received an all-clear message a short time later.

A statement from Northwest Mississippi Community College said the school received what it believed to be a credible threat against the college from a current student about 1 p.m. Friday. The information came from the Oxford Police Department.

The schools were placed on lockdown out of caution during an investigation.

Local law enforcement found the person off campus. NWCC said the student never came on campus and there was never any incident on campus.

Senatobia High School is located near the college.