Apparent ‘hoax’ call about person with gun at Gloucester middle school

Crime
Gloucester County Sheriff's Office (seal, generic)

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A call about a possible person with a gun at a Gloucester County middle school is believed to be a hoax.

The Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook saying they had received a call about a “possible person with a gun” at Page Middle School around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Deputies responded to the facility and were able to secure it and conduct a thorough search.

“It appears this call is hoax, however we will investigate this matter thoroughly,” the sheriff’s office said.

Nobody was found to have a firearm, and no unauthorized people were found at the location.

There were no injuries during the incident.

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