CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A lockdown has been lifted at a Union County high school after a bomb threat was made at a nearby medical facility.
The Union County Sheriff's Office says someone called the First Care Medical Clinic in Hemby Bridge around 11:25 a.m. Thursday and said a bomb would go off in a few minutes. Monroe High School was placed on a soft lockdown.
The facility called 911 and deputies evacuated the building. As precaution, the First Care Medical Clinic in Monroe was also checked out.
Monroe High School is nearby, located on High School Drive.
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Deputies say they found nothing of concern at the Monroe facility.
According to school officials, the soft lockdown at Monroe High was lifted about 20 minutes after it started.
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