MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A high school in the north metro briefly went into lockdown Thursday after it was reported that a student may have threatened someone and was possibly armed.

Forest Lake Area High School says the school immediately went into lockdown Thursday morning after the school resource officer received a tip that a student had threatened someone and might have a weapon.

The lockdown was in place until school officials and responding police located and apprehended the student.

Police are investigating the incident, the school says.

In a press release, the school spokesperson thanked the student who alerted officials to the threat.

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