Awakeri Primary School lockdown

An Eastern Bay School went into lockdown yesterday morning after a threat was phoned in.

Awakeri Primary School went into immediate lockdown and called the police on receiving the call shortly after 9am, the lockdown was lifted at around a quarter to ten.

The School says while they believe the call was likely a prank, they treat all calls and incidents seriously.

The School told parents police had been able to trace the call.

A Police spokesperson says they attended the incident and have spoken to a person in relation to the call.

Sam Gardner