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Botetourt County Schools Lifts Lockdown at Lord Botetourt High School

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Police have given the all clear after Lord Botetourt High School was put on lockdown due to a bomb threat.

Investigators say it all started around 10:30 a.m. Thursday when someone found a written bomb threat in a school bathroom. The school was locked down from 10:30 a.m. until 1:15 p.m.

The building was not evacuated after a threat assessment was conducted by the school and the resource officer.

Botetourt County Schools said in a release, "after a thorough search of the building and grounds was conducted by school staff, Botetourt County sheriff's deputies, and other cooperating agencies, no evidence of a bomb or other threat was found."