Three arrests made after Johnston High School placed on lockdown
By: Rachael Perry
JOHNSTON, R.I. (WLNE) – Johnston High School was temporarily placed on lockdown Wednesday, according to Police.
The school was placed on lockdown at approximately 11:40 a.m., on Wednesday after a student overheard three male students talking about weapons during a fire drill, said Johnston Superintendent Bernard Dilullo.
Police said there was no real concern for the safety or wellbeing of the faculty or student body of Johnston High School. As a result of the comment, as well as further investigation by Johnston Police and the school resource officer, the three male students were arrested.
No weapons were found during a search of the school.
No further information is available at this time.
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