Winter Haven, Florida – The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a bomb threat at Lake Shipp Elementary. Earlier this morning ( Thursday, December 7) the school was placed on some sort of lockdown.
Few details are available as the PCSO is currently preparing a press conference regarding a second Polk teacher being charged with sex offenses against a student. That story here: Second Polk Teacher Charged With Sex Offenses Against Student
Carrie Horstman, Public Information Officer for PCSO, did advise that the threat was taken seriously and they “went through the school room by room with our K9s and detectives”. The school was found to be clear and the lockdown lifted.
If further details are released we will update this article.