Lockdown lifted at North Charleston elementary school after bomb threat

Lockdown lifted at North Charleston elementary school after bomb threat
(Source: Live 5)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The North Charleston police department will maintain a presence at North Charleston elementary school Monday after a bomb threat was called in, according to Charleston County School District officials.

The school was placed on a brief administrative lockdown while law enforcement and the fire department did a safety sweep of the campus.

“Students and staff remained in their classrooms while the sweep was conducted,” officials said. “The North Charleston Police Department will maintain a presence on campus for the rest of the day.”

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