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GLEN ALLEN, Va. (WTVR) – Henrico Police took a teenager custody after locking down Glen Allen High School to investigate a suspicious situation.

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“School administrators and police were made aware of a male student who was distraught and may possibly have a weapon,” Henrico Police spokesman Lt. Linda Toney wrote in an email. “The school was placed on lock down as a precaution.”

When the student was taken into custody, he was not on school property.

“Police do not have any evidence that suggests the student was ever on the campus of Glen Allen High School,” Toney wrote.

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This photo was taken inside Glen Allen High School today, according to the person who shared it on Twitter. Brett Corbin said it was his. 

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From Henrico Police: The juvenile being sought by Henrico Police regarding the Glen Allen High School incident has been taken into custody. He was not on school property.

No further details about his identity or location he was taken into custody will be released at this time.

The school remains on lock down.

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From Henrico Police:

Around 12:15 PM today, Tuesday, January 7, 2014, school administrators and police were made aware of a male student who was distraught and may possibly have a weapon.

Although he was not seen on the campus of Glen Allen High School,the school was placed on lock down as a precaution.

At this time, there is no evidence of shots fired or a gun on campus, and no injuries have been reported.

The school remains on lock down as police search the school complex to insure everyone is safe.

Police do not have any evidence that suggests the student was ever on the campus of Glen Allen High School.

More information will be forthcoming concerning student dismissal.

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Video that appears to show SWAT team members entering Glen Allen High School.


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Parents of Glen Allen High School students asked to gather at nearby Cross Ridge Shopping Center — 10220 Staples Mill Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23060.

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Email sent to Glen Allen High School parents:

I’m writing on behalf of principal Tracie Weston to let you know that
Henrico Police have arrived at Glen Allen High School to investigate a
suspicious situation. As this takes place, the school is considered on
“lockdown”.

We feel it is appropriate to notify you of the
increased police presence at the school. Parents are being advised to
respond to the Crossridge Shopping Center where officers are currently
available to address any additional concerns.

We will work diligently to provide you additional, reliable, information as it becomes available.

Thank you, Andy Jenks, Director of Communications and Public Relations

Scott Wise January 7, 201412:57 pm

Scott Wise January 7, 201412:52 pm

Henrico Police ask parents to NOT come to the school at this time.



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