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Police: Threatening phone call received at Congress Middle School in Boynton Beach

Posted at 2:22 PM, Jan 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-24 18:37:19-05

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — Boynton Beach police are questioning at least one person after a threat was made against Congress Middle School on Thursday, the Palm Beach County School District says.

According to a spokesperson, the school received a threatening phone call and immediately went on a Code Red lockdown. No one was allowed in or out.

School District police, as well as Boynton Beach police investigated the threat and eventually lifted the lockdown.

At least one person is being questioned, the School District said.