Lockdown lifted at Granby High in Norfolk after ‘suspicious male’ reported near school property

Posted at 9:52 AM, Jan 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-23 16:25:45-05

NORFOLK, Va. – Granby High School was on a precautionary lockdown Thursday morning, according to Norfolk Public Schools.

School officials said the lockdown started around 7:15 a.m., after a “suspicious male” was reported near school property. Norfolk Police said that NPS staff alerted the department of a student allegedly in possession of a firearm at the school.

Norfolk Police arrived at the scene and the student was detained by police. A search of the student was conducted, and no firearm was recovered.

The lockdown was lifted before 10 a.m., and Granby High resumed to normal operations.

The investigation is still ongoing. Police said any charges, if appropriate, will be determined based on the investigation’s outcome.

If you have any information about this incident, you are asked to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

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