BELOIT, Wis. (WTVO) — Beloit Memorial High School was let out early Wednesday after police investigated an anonymous threat.
Police made the announcement at 11:39 a.m. Wednesday, saying they were investigating an anonymous threat at 8:02 a.m. outside of the high school, at 1225 4th Street, and the school was placed on lockdown “out of an abundance of caution.”
“We conducted a thorough search of the school to ensure that no weapons were located inside of the school,” police said. “The School District of Beloit made the determination for early release. Early release occurred without incident.”
An investigation into the origin of the threat is ongoing.