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North Henderson High School Placed On Lockdown After Bomb Threat On Social Media

Henderson County deputies said North Henderson High School was placed on precautionary lockdown after a bomb threat appeared on social media Wednesday.

According to police, no students are currently in danger and a suspect was brought into custody. Deputies and school officials are conducting a precautionary sweep of North Henderson High School to ensure safety and said the lockdown will be lifted once the sweep is complete.

No other details were provided at this time.

Henderson County Public Schools released a statement about the incident on Facebook:

Earlier this morning, North Henderson High received a bomb threat made through social media. HCPS immediately notified the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, Hendersonville North Carolina, which has responded and has a suspect in custody. ALL STUDENTS AND STAFF ARE SAFE. We continue to work in close cooperation with law enforcement, and have issued a soft lockdown as a precaution as deputies continue their investigation.

North Henderson High School is a public high school located in Hendersonville, North Carolina. It is one of four public high schools located in Henderson County. North Henderson was founded in 1993, as the majority of students were moved from the now closed Edneyville High School. North is located adjacent to Apple Valley Middle school which inherited the vast majority of their students from Edneyville Junior High. As of 2016, North Henderson had 1,023 students enrolled and 64 teachers on staff.

That is all the informtaion available at this time.

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