Police Respond to 3rd Tuscaloosa School in 6 Days on Unfounded Threat
Police in Tuscaloosa responded to an ultimately unfounded threat at Westlawn Middle School Monday morning -- the third time in six days officers have been dispatched to a city school.
In a post to Facebook Monday morning, the department said they received a call reporting an active threat at Westlawn Middle School on Tuscaloosa's Martin Luther King Boulevard.
Officers responded to the school in force but found the threat was unfounded.
The response follows Tuesday lockdowns at Eastwood Middle School and nearby Paul W. Bryant High School after a student phoned in a threat as a "prank," and another lockdown at PWBHS Friday that school officials now believe could have been an attempt to lure a student into sexual victimization.
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