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By Rod Larse
The Journal 

Dispute between students prompts campus lockdown

 

Last updated 2/1/2022 at 7:57am



RITZVILLE – The Lind-Ritzville High School campus was locked down Thursday morning, Jan. 27, after one student allegedly threatened another.

According to Superintendent Don Vanderholm, the lockdown began at 8:30 a.m. and lasted about 50 minutes.

A 16-year-old boy came to the school and made contact with Principal Kevin Terris, allegedly telling him he was going to “mess up” another student, Vanderholm said.

Staff members at the school were able to detain the student until law enforcement arrived.

Officers from the Ritzville Police Department, Adams County Sheriff’s Office and Was...



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