COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
Columbia police were sent to a Columbia high school Tuesday after a report that a student was possibly armed.
The Columbia Police Department said Tuesday that officers were sent to the school at about 12:15 p.m. School security couldn’t find the student so several officers were sent to the school “out of an abundance of caution,” according to a CPD Facebook post.
Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers and state park rangers also went to the school.
Columbia Public Schools officials were tight-lipped about the cause of the call earlier Tuesday afternoon, saying only that police were called to help investigate a “specific reported incident.”
“The incident has been resolved,” spokeswoman Michelle Baumstark wrote in an email. “Students are safe and school continued as normal.”
Baumstark did not explain what the incident entailed but said there was a “large police response” to the district’s request to help.
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