Bomb threat at West Ashley High School being investigated

West Ashley High School is operating normally again after a brief lockdown while police investigated a bomb threat.

Officers were called to school at 11:09 a.m., police spokesman Charles Francis said. Police and staff checked buildings and found no evidence of a bomb, and the school was operating normally again by 12:20 p.m.

The school was put on lockdown while the threat was investigated, but students remained in place, district spokeswoman Erica Taylor said.

The school is off the Glenn McConnell Parkway near Bees Ferry Road.

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