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Lockdown at Wills Point ISD lifted, former student apprehended

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WILLS POINT, TX (KLTV) - A Van Zandt County school district was placed on lockdown Thursday morning.

Wills Point Independent School District said around 8 a.m. all campuses went into lockdown in response to a reported threat. A parent contacted high school administration to report that her older child, a former student, made threats to come to school and and harm his younger brother.

District and campus administration informed the Wills Point Police Department of the situation. All students were secured indoors as authorities searched the area for the older brother.

The student's older brother was apprehended by law enforcement around 8:20 a.m. The lockdown was lifted at 8:30 a.m.

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