Chester County High school locked down Thursday afternoon due to bomb threat

Posted September 20, 2019 12:33 pm | Filed under Featured, Local News, News

Lewisville High School in Richburg was on lock down and a nearby elementary school on lock out Thursday for several hours until a South Carolina bomb squad cleared the building after a threat to blow up the school.

Deputies and agents from the State Law Enforcement Division bomb squad found no explosives according to Chester County Sheriff Max Dorsey.

Chester deputies and other police agencies responded Thursday morning after a staff member called about the threat. The investigation into the threat is ongoing.