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Police: No 'immediate threat' after Roosevelt High School lock down

(KATU Photo) Roosevelt High School 

PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Police say they've spoken with a person of interest involved with an alleged threat that led to a lock down at Roosevelt High School Thursday morning.

Police say two students came forward to school staff in the morning after hearing about a threat. The school was placed on lock down around 9:20 a.m. while officers patrolled the campus. Police officers spoke with the person of interest at a nearby house, and say they didn't pose an immediate threat to students or school personnel.

The source appeared to be a photo of a weapon posted to Snapchat with a caption indicating the subject would use it to shoot people.

Police haven't released released any information about that individual, but say the Youth Services Division is in touch with their family members.

The school resumed normal operations by 11 a.m.

Anyone with information about the incident should call the Portland Police Bureau at 503-823-3333.


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