HENDERSON COUNTY, NC (WSPA) - The Henderson County Sheriff's Office said a lockdown was lifted at two Henderson County schools Tuesday following a threat made by a student.
According to a news release, the sheriff's office and the Henderson County Public Schools were notified about a threat sent through a text message to a student by an unknown number.
The student then reported the message to the school resource officer and Apple Valley Middle School and North Henderson High School were placed on a precautionary lockdown for about 20 minutes.
The suspect, a student from the middle school, was taken into custody.
The lockdown was lifted and school resumed normal operations, according to the release.