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Police Investigating Threat at Berwick High School
According to the Berwick Police Department, on the morning of Friday, January 27 at approximately 8:55 am, the Berwick Police Department received a complaint from Berwick High School indicating that a written threat had been discovered on campus.
Law enforcement was immediately notified and responded. Out of abundance caution, school administrators evacuated the students. A search of the school and surrounding areas were performed and no threats were found. Berwick High School was placed on a precautionary lockdown, which has since been lifted and classes are resuming. Police presence will remain at the school in an abundance of caution.
The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office is assisting with the incident.