Auburn High School on lockdown early Thursday morning, has since been lifted

ROCKFORD (WREX) — Auburn High School was on lockdown early Thursday morning after reports of a weapon being brought to the school.

According to Rockford Public School’s communications department, Rockford Police investigated the possibility a weapon was brought to the school, but no weapon was found.

The lockdown was lifted and the school day will continue as scheduled. Students and staff remain safe, according to the school district. 

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