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School Lockdown in Southern Indiana, One of Several Threats

State Police are looking into threats that may have been made on a cell phone

GIBSON COUNTY, Ind.--Some Gibson County schools were on lock down Tuesday morning after what deputies called an "unconfirmed threat" was being investigated. 

"Parents need to be aware that all East Gibson Schools are on a precautionary lockdown at this time due to an unconfirmed threat. they will stay locked down till Law Enforcement completed their investigation," said a message from the sheriff's department.

Gibson county deputies said Indiana State Police were investigating. State Police said the threat may have come over a student's cell phone.

"Gibson: ISP detectives are currently investigating a threat that a Wood Memorial student received via her cellphone. The threat was NOT specific nor did it specifically mention the school. Wood Memorial is currently on a lockout as a precautionary measure," said the Tweet from Sgt. Todd Ringle, Indiana State Police.

Several other threats have been made across Indiana in the past few days, with arrests in Sullivan County, Bloomington and Carmel.

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