The school got the threat and activated the lock down around 8:30a.m. Chief Russell Morphis said the threat was a physical one and did not include any mention of a weapon. A 17-year-old male was taken from the school, according to police. The investigation is continuing.
Students were back in class by late morning.
The following is a statement issued from the school's Superintendent Clay Hendrix:
"Lincoln High School was under lock down this morning from 8:32am to 8:48am. Threats
a student made were reported to school officials. The police were called immediately,
the student was questioned and removed from school property in police custody, and
the lockdown order was removed.
"Lincoln Middle School and Lincoln Elementary School were not placed on lock down."