NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Norfolk Police say a man is now in custody following a domestic incident near Norview High School which put the school on lockdown early Thursday morning.
According to reports, the school was placed on lockdown at 9:15 a.m. after a call came in regarding an individual with a weapon.
Police say a man is now in custody following a domestic incident near the school.
The principal of Norview High School sent the following message to parents/guardians:
This is Mr. Brower, the Principal at Norview High School.
The purpose of my call is to inform you that our school, along with Norview Elementary and Norview Middle Schools, went on lockdown this morning from approximately 9:15 until 9:45. There was a report of a man in the 6400th block of Chesapeake Boulevard with a weapon. Norfolk Police have the man in custody and their investigation is ongoing.
The safety and security of our students, faculty and staff, remains our top priority we thank you for your continued support as we work together to keep our school safe.
No school children were involved in the incident, police said.
The incident is still under investigation.
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