Lockdown lifted at Marticville Middle School

MARTICVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) – Marticville Middle School was placed on a precautionary lockdown for an hour Wednesday morning while police investigated a possible threat, according to the Penn Manor School District.

In a statement on the district’s website, Superintendent Mike Leichliter said state police contacted the middle school around 8:15 a.m. and instructed administrators to place the building on lockdown due to threats to student safety.

At 9:15 a.m., state police determined there is no threat to the school or students. They instructed the district to end the lockdown and resume normal operations.


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