• Lockdown lifted at Hopewell Junior HS after BB gun found

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    HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Hopewell Junior High School was on an internal lockdown Thursday after a report that a weapon might be in the building, according to the Hopewell Area School District.

    “Earlier today students shared concerns that a fellow student had brought a weapon to school. The weapon was a BB gun,” a message on the district’s website said.

    District officials said all students were safe and in classrooms while a full search of the building was conducted. The lockdown was lifted by 1:15 p.m.

    “This weapon was located by school personnel during the lockdown,” the message said.

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