School locked down after weapon reported on campus

School locked down after weapon reported on campus
Blytheville High School was placed on lockdown Thursday morning after school officials say they received a tip of a weapon on campus. (Source: Pixabay)

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) - Blytheville High School was placed on lockdown Thursday morning after school officials say they received a tip of a weapon on campus.

According to a news release shared on social media, after receiving the tip the director of security and BHS administrators found and confiscated the weapon.

The student was removed from the campus.

According to police, the student was arrested.

Superintendent Bobby Ashley told Region 8 News the incident remains under investigation.

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