Clatskanie Middle High School went into lock down and let students out early Tuesday after a threat written on a wall was discovered at the school.
Steve Salle, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office chief deputy, said the threat was discovered around 12:30 p.m. The school was put into lockdown and the district brought in buses to take students away, he said.
According to the school district's website, students were released at 1:45 p.m. Students weren't allowed to go to their lockers and teachers escorted them to the buses. Parents could pick up students in front of the school. Elementary students were released at the normal time.
The threat is still under investigation, Salle said.