Police: School placed on lockdown after student threatened

A female student allegedly received death threats from a male student which forced the lockdown of a high school in Philadelphia's Somerton neighborhood.

Police began staging the area around George Washington High around 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say the male student was located at home and is currently in custody.

The lockdown was lifted at 2:56 p.m.

There were no reports of any injuries.
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