Threatening calls cause lockdown at Keaau Middle School

Police said Keaau Middle School was locked down this morning after a threatening call was made to school staff.

According to police, officers responded quickly to the 8:27 a.m. call and a systematic search didn’t find any unauthorized persons on campus.

A second call was received, police say, necessitating the school to remain in lockdown until dismissal at the normal time, 12:10 p.m.

A first-degree terroristic threatening investigation has been initiated.

Police ask anyone with any information call the police department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.

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