STATESVILLE, N.C. (WSIC NEWS) Statesville High School and the Crossroads Arts and Science Early College were placed on security alert Thursday afternoon.
Iredell-Statesville Schools says this was the result of reports from students regarding possible threats. The Statesville Police Department was called and started investigating. According to the district, the alert was in place for about fifty minutes.
Students were being released on schedule with additional officers present. The school district says it will always take these reports seriously and investigate concerns.