Teen Girl Charged In Prank Call At Springfield High School
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office has charged a 15-year-old female student in relation to a prank call that triggered a lockdown at Springfield High School on Wednesday.
On February 22nd, 2023, a Robertson County Sheriff’s School Resource Officer was notified that Robertson County 911 Dispatch received a call stating that someone had a gun at Springfield High
School. Deputies immediately responded to Springfield High School and located the caller. The investigation determined the call to dispatch was a prank call.
The juvenile (a student at Springfield High School) was charged with Threat of Mass Violence on School Property/School – Related Activity, Misuse of 911, and False Report.
On Wednesday morning Springfield High School was put on a precautionary lockdown prompted by the prank phone call. According to Robertson County School, the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office treated the threat like it was real and carefully searched the school. “At no time were the students in any danger and everyone followed proper protocol,” the district said Wednesday.
The school was on lockdown for only a short time and the school normal operation within about an hour.
The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office, the Springfield Police Department, and Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to the call.