Buena Vista City Schools to release students after lockdown due to robbery in the area

Busses won’t be running, parents will need to pick up students, school officials say

Buena Vista City Public Schools are currently on lockdown due to a robbery in the area. (WSLS)

BUENA VISTA, Va.UPDATE:

Buena Vista City Schools will release at 2:50 p.m. on Thursday afternoon due to a robbery in the area, according to school officials.

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According to their update, parents are being asked to pick up students from school as they aren’t running buses due to the situation.

We’re told school administrators will stay at the schools until all students are able to be picked up by a parent or guardian.

If you have questions about the release or pickup, school officials said to contact your child’s school.

10 News has reached out to the local authorities and has a crew at the scene working for you to learn more.


ORIGINAL STORY:

All Buena Vista City Schools have been placed on lockdown after a robbery in the area, according to school officials.

The school isn’t letting anyone in or out of the building at this time.

School leaders are currently working with law enforcement and said the lock down will be lifted once an all clear is given.

We will continue to update this article as information becomes readily available.

Stay with 10 News as this breaking news story develops


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