IOW middle school students moved to high school while sheriff’s office investigated threat

Isle of Wight
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ISLE OF WIGHT CO., Va. (WAVY) – The Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office investigated a possible threat made towards Georgie Tyler Middle School Friday.

The Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday afternoon that as a precaution, all students were moved to Windsor High School.

Lynn Briggs with Isle of Wight Schools said the threat was called in to the school around 11:30 a.m., which is during a lunch bell. As a result, some of the students were fed at the high school.

The middle school shares buses with the high school so they were all be dismissed from the high school.

Briggs said Georgie Tyler Middle School was given the all-clear around 3 p.m.

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