South Sioux City High School And Middle School On Lockout

SOUTH SIOUX CITY – Two South Sioux City schools are on lockout after a social media threat.

The South Sioux City High School and Middle School went on lockout and lockdown around 1 p.m. Wednesday after police say several students received a concerning message on social media. The message was sent to school officials and local law enforcement.

SSC Police Lt. Chris Chernock said the message did not pose a specific threat and the lockout is just a precaution.

The person who sent the social media message is a student at SSC High School and is being interviewed by authorities.

Police say there is no ongoing threat to the schools. All students are safe and the situation is secure.

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