Update at 12:20 p.m. — The Minnie Howard campus is being evacuated as police investigate a bomb threat against the school.
Both Alexandria City High School’s main campus and the Minnie Howard campus are on lockdown after threats made on social media.
According to Alexandria City Public Schools:
Alexandria City Public Schools received a report this morning about a threat posted on social media that included the acronym ACHS. We are working with the Alexandria Police Department to investigate the threat report, and the ACHS King Street and Minnie Howard campuses are currently on “secure the building” status. This means that the school day operates on normal status inside the building, but no one is allowed to enter or leave either school campus while the buildings remain secured. Updates will be shared as more information becomes available.
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