1 in custody, Buford City schools on soft lockdown after social media threat at Buford High
BUFORD, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Buford City Schools says it is aware of a social media threat made Tuesday morning against Buford High School.
The district said a suspect has been taken into custody and for security purposes, no visitors will be allowed at Buford City schools today because they will be under a soft lockdown.
The district said Gwinnett County police are patrolling the area to keep students and staff safe throughout the day.
“We are deeply troubled by the acts of this individual,” Buford City Schools said in a statement. “We do not condone threats of any kind, even if the intent was not to do harm. We appreciate the hard work of our Administrators, SROs and GCPD as they continue to keep Buford safe.”
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