Trespasser prompts brief lockdown at Springfield school

Springfield HS student arrested after prompting lockdown

Northridge Middle School was briefly on lockdown early Friday morning, according to a release from the Clark County Sheriff's Office.

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Dispatch advised that “they received information a Springfield High School student was coming to Northridge Middle School after sending threatening messages and a photo to include pictures of guns and knives to a middle school student,” the release says.

Staff immediately placed the school on lockdown, which lasted less than 10 minutes, and made contact with the suspect outside of the building.

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Once deputies arrived on scene, they arrested the juvenile for inducing panic and aggravated trespassing.

No weapons were found on the juvenile, who was taken to the Clark County Juvenile Detention Center.

“At no time was any students in danger. The entire Northridge staff handled this incident with precision and professionalism,” the release says.

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