Unknown substance located inside elementary school, turned over to Sheriff's Office

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, NC – Thursday following a parents meeting at Williamsburg Elementary School in North Carolina, an unknown substance was located on campus by school officials. The substance was found unattended and was not found in the possession of any individual or student, the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

The Sheriff’s Office was immediately notified and has collected the substance for further investigation and testing.

Friday, school officials have opted to operate on a secure perimeter at Williamsburg School, which means all doors remain locked and students and staff will not go outside. The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office does not believe that the unknown substance collected poses any threat to the staff or students at the school.


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