Officers clear Ridgeway Middle following threat rumor

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police are on the scene of Ridgeway Middle following the rumor of a threat.

Shelby County Schools released the following statement:

“Out of abundance of caution, Ridgeway Middle School was placed on a precautionary lockdown while police responded to a threat to the campus.

The threat was not found to be credible and the lockdown has been lifted.

SCS Security and school administration followed District protocols and procedures as we continue to prioritize the safety of students.”

Memphis Police Department said no one was injured.