Precautionary lockdown at Bettendorf High School is lifted

BETTENDORF, Iowa -- Bettendorf High School was placed on lockdown for less than an hour Thursday morning, April 18.

Police directed the school to lock down because of "an event in the community," according to a tweet on the Bettendorf High School's community Twitter account.   The tweet, which was sent out around 10:15 a.m., said the lockdown was being done "out of an abundance of caution."

"There is NO danger at BHS; all staff and students are safe," read the tweet.

At 10:55 the school said the lockdown had been lifted and normal procedures had resumed.  Parents were notified.

"All is well and safe @ BHS" read the tweet.

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There was no word yet on what prompted the lockdown.

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