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Highland High School and Highland Middle School were briefly placed on a soft lockdown Wednesday morning after police received a call about a suspicious person entering the high school, an official said.

County dispatchers received a 911 call about 7:25 a.m. about a suspicious person entering the school's front doors, police Cmdr. John Banasiak said.

Police spoke with the caller, and school staff immediately checked and tracked an individual, who was found to be a current high school student, he said.

Highland High School and Highland Middle School were placed on a soft lockdown for about 20 minutes as a precautionary measure, police said.

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After the individual was identified, school administration and police determined there as no threat to students, faculty or staff, Banasiak said.

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