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DOVER, Pa.–An investigation into a threat made against Dover Area High School on Friday was determined to be unfounded, according to the Northern York County Regional Police Department.

The school was placed on lock down Friday morning and  district officials and police searched the building. Authorities were contacted after a written threat concerning a weapon was found in a classroom at the high school.

After the high school was checked out and it was determined that the threat was unfounded, the lock down was lifted around 10 a.m., police said.

“Police have determined it is safe for students to proceed through their day and dismiss as normal,” according to a statement posted on the school district’s website.

Local police and school officials are working together in response to the threat.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 717-292-3647.