UPDATE: Police say a video posted online showed a 17-year-old student in his car near the high school. Officials say students were not in any danger and the lockdown was precautionary.
GREENFIELD — A post to social media led Greenfield-Central High School to locked down briefly Tuesday following an incident, according to police.
The investigation into what occurred is ongoing. No other details were released.
But the school is safe, said Maj. Matt Holland, the Greenfield Police Department’s deputy chief.
Three students believed to be involved with the incident were taken into custody and are being questioned by investigators.
Greenfield-Central Schools leaders released a statement on the district’s Facebook page saying the lockdown came at the recommendation of local law enforcement in response to a post on social media.
The lockdown was precautionary and students were never in danger, according to the statement.
“Within 30 minutes, the police notified us that the situation was taken care of,” the district’s statement reads. “We then lifted the internal lockdown, and we are back on a normal schedule.”
This post will be updated as more information becomes available.