Increase in security following threat at Polk middle school - FOX 13 News

Increase in security following threat at Polk middle school

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LAKELAND (FOX 13) -

Authorities were wanding students and faculty at Sleepy Hill Middle School in Lakeland following reports of a threat.

A spokesperson said the school received a hand-written note saying that someone was going to kill themselves with a gun on campus.

Out of precaution, Lakeland Police Department and Polk County Sheriff's Office personnel are on campus this morning.

The increase in police presence will last through the day.

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