Lockdown at Syms Middle in Hampton lifted after precautionary weapons search

Posted at 12:33 PM, Oct 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-28 13:32:11-04

Hampton, Va. – Syms Middle School was on lockdown for about 40 minutes on Wednesday afternoon while reports of a weapon on school grounds were investigated.

Police say there they received conflicting information from students and searched the school as a precautionary measure.

The lockdown was lifted around 1:00 p.m. and classes resumed as normal.

NewsChannel 3 is working to gather more details.  Updates will be posted when they become available.