Lockdown lifted at Belvidere schools after reported threat

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BELVIDERE, Ill. — Officials said the lockdown has been lifted at Belvidere schools after an alleged threat was made to Belvidere North High School.

According to Belvidere School District 100, administration at Belvidere North High School received information on a 911 call around 8 a.m. Thursday, of a threat made to the school. Police were immediately contacted, and the incident was investigated by authorities.

All schools were placed on lockdown and surrounding roads were closed for a couple hours as police conducted an investigation. Just before 1:30 p.m., the lockdown was lifted.

No further information has been given at this time.

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