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PORTLAND, Ore. (Pamplin Media) — Westview High School was placed on lockdown Monday afternoon, Oct. 31, after what school officials described as a threatening “prank call.”
Beaverton School District spokesperson Shellie Bailey-Shah said in a release that the school was put on lockdown at 12:13 p.m. Monday.
Law enforcement responded and confirmed that the threat was a “prank call” originating from an out-of-state caller, she said.
“At no time were any students or staff in danger,” Bailey-Shah said.
Due to the disruption of the lockdown, Westview High is releasing students at 1 p.m. Monday.
Bailey-Shah said buses are to run on normal routes for the early dismissal.
Threat at Tigard High not credible
Also on Monday, Tigard High School went into a short lockout after a threat was received, Tigard police told KOIN 6 News. Investigators have not been able to determine if the threat was valid and the lockout was lifted.
KOIN 6 News contributed to this report.