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Nov 10, 2015 3:43 PM

Franklin High School put on lock down because of nearby incident involving heavy police presence

FRANKLIN - Police have not released any details, but Franklin school officials confirm that Franklin High School was put on lock down this afternoon because of a nearby incident.

UPDATE: 5-hour SWAT standoff in Franklin ends peacefully, causes school lockdown

Witnesses said there was a heavy police presence nearby.

A person in the superintendent’s office says the lockdown was a precaution, and that students were kept in place for about 20 minutes and then released to go home.

We'll update this story as more details become available.

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