*This story was updated at 10:41 a.m. on Thursday, April 13

Bernice Ayer Middle School was on lockdown after officials received a threatening voicemail Thursday morning, Police said.

Lt. Lane Lagaret, public information officer for OCSD, said the school received a “basic threat” on their voicemail and they were concerned.

Around 10:30 a.m., OCSD announced the school lifted the lockdown but deputies were still investigating.

While the school was on lockdown, Lagaret said deputies were investigating the call and hoped to get a phone number from it.

He wasn’t able to confirm what time the school officiated the security measure, but said he will continue to post updates via Twitter.

“It’s early on in the investigation,” Lagaret said and added that no one was hurt and the message was not directed to anyone specifically.

This is a developing story, more information will be published when made available.

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  • While we all can appreciate frustrations with CrapoUSD the cowards that do this stuff should be tracked down, prosecuted, and have to pay for the costs their stupidity incurs.

  • Too bad they had to pull kids off bus going on field trip. Seems like they would be safer to have left?

  • Frightening especially after San Bernardino ! And then Irvine as well. My granddaughter was scheduled for a field trip as well. We really need to do more to better communicate with parents at the earliest possible time.

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