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Lamar Middle School placed on lockout after student report of a 'possible safety concern'

Temple ISD
Posted at 11:44 AM, Sep 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-09 13:22:00-04

TEMPLE, Texas — Lamar Middle School was placed on a lockout Thursday due to a student report of a "possible safety concern."

According to Temple ISD, around 10:04 a.m., school staff, in conjunction with the Temple Police Department, placed the campus on lockout in order to investigate the report.

Around 10:45 a.m., Temple PD asked for students and staff to temporarily clear the building.

Students and staff re-entered the building around 11:10 a.m., and all campus activity resumed as normal around 11:45 a.m.

Authorities say no evidence was found to support the reported concern. Temple PD also concluded that no additional safety measures or precautions would be needed.