GRAND LEDGE, Mich. — Waverly High School was put on lockdown Wednesday after some students received a threat a violence.
The threat was received via Air Drop on the student's iPhones.
The Eaton County Sheriff's Department conducted a threat assessment while the school was on lockdown.
FOX 47 News was at the school, and officials said they would release students early.
The Eaton County Sheriff's Office later released a statement saying school officials and deputies were not able to determine where the threat came from right away. School staff then decided to dismiss school for the day, and deputies remained on the scene to help escort students to their vehicles.
This is a developing story.
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