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Lockdown Lifted At East Jessamine Middle School, Deemed False Alarm

Posted at 10:18 AM, Feb 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-27 10:39:26-05

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — East Jessamine Middle School was placed on a brief lockdown Wednesday morning following a perceived threat.

Officials say the student reported that she saw a suspicious adult in the building with what appeared to be a gun.

The threat was quickly determined to be a false alarm.

After the lockdown was lifted, the school issued the following statement: