Columbus' Whetstone High School placed on temporary lockdown after student entered with knife
Whetstone High School in Clintonville was placed on a temporary lockdown Tuesday morning after Columbus police officers responded to a report of a student entering the building with a knife.
Columbus City Schools' spokesperson Jacqueline Bryant said in a statement that around 11:30 a.m. a student, who was not enrolled at Whetstone, entered the building with a knife.
Bryant said there were no injuries and the unnamed student was detained by Columbus police officers. The lockdown was lifted just after 1 p.m.
Bryant said the district’s safety and security specialists, along with a building administrator, worked to de-escalate the situation.