School placed on lockdown after student brings prohibited item to school

Posted at 5:40 PM, Mar 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-21 18:41:00-04

A student at Gatesville High School was found with a prohibited item, according to an email that was sent out to parents. The email said the item was not a gun. 

The district said that on Wednesday afternoon, the administration was told that a student had a prohibited weapon on campus - prompting a lockdown. 

The student accused of having the weapon was found and detained by school officials. The item was not a firearm, but it was a prohibited item. 

The principal applauded those who reported the information to administrators. 

If you have additional questions, you can contact campus officials at 254-865-8281.

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