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Bland Middle School locked down briefly

Bland Middle School was put on lockdown Wednesday as Gasconade County sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of a juvenile threatening self-harm.

The Gasconade County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post that authorities asked the middle school to go on lockdown as a precaution after the call came in and police from nearby Belle were called in to provide security at the school during the investigation. Authorities found a juvenile with a knife on South Taylor Street.

The child was taken to a hospital for evaluation and treatment, the sheriff’s office said.

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