The precautionary lockdown at Brighton schools has been lifted.

At 9:37 a.m. the school system tweeted it had initiated the lockdown.


Parents began posting about a police presence at the schools at approximately 9:40 a.m.

At 10:24 a.m., Brighton High School tweeted the lockdown had been lifted.

The nature of the rumors has not yet been released, but superintendent Dr. John Combs said the rumors were not credible.

The Leader will update when more information is available.

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