Robert E. Lee High School Put In Lockdown This Morning

KLTV has learned that Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler was in lockdown this morning.

Tyler ISD Public Information Officer Angela Jenkins has confirmed the lockdown happened because of an anonymous threatening phone call. Students were detained in their first period class while police investigated.

After police determined there was no threat, classes resumed as normal. The nature of the phone call was not revealed.

KLTV has a crew on the scene. Stay tuned to KLTV 7 News at 5pm, 6pm, and 10pm and for the latest.

Cathryn Khalil, reporting.