The lock downs at Alcovy High School and Liberty Middle School in Covington have been lifted. The schools were was put on lockdown Thursday while authorities investigated a violent threat a student allegedly posted on Facebook.
The Newton County sheriff told Channel 2 Action News the male student has been identified and was being questioned.
Officials don’t believe there is a danger to any students at this time.
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Contributed by Rhonda Cook