South Division HS virtual; threat received at building Wednesday

South Division High School, Milwaukee

Students with Milwaukee's South Division High School are virtual on Thursday, Feb. 10 – after staff received a call early Wednesday about a potential threat at the school building. 

A news release from Milwaukee Public Schools says school leaders contacted the Milwaukee Police Department and then alerted MPS leaders. The school implemented lockdown procedures.

The Police Department assisted in efforts to secure the campus and investigated the threat.

Once the campus was deemed safe by the Police Department, classes resumed as scheduled and students were dismissed at the end of the school day.

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School officials anticipate classes will resume as scheduled in person on Friday.

Milwaukee police have identified a person of interest in this investigation.

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