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Gun Found At Allegany High School: School On Lock Down. Students Safe

January 23rd, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Allegany High School was placed in lockdown this afternoon, Monday, January 23, 2017, after the school principal alerted the School Resource Officer about the possibility of a student in possession of a firearm.

There was no knowledge of a direct threat made against staff or students. Upon the arrival of law enforcement officers from the Cumberland City Police Department, the student in question was located and isolated. A small caliber firearm was found upon a search of the student's belongings, and the student was immediately placed under arrest.

There was and remains no imminent danger to students or staff. The school will remain in lockdown until dismissal, which will occur as normal with additional police presence as a precaution. 

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