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      Threat puts Veterans Memorial High School on lockdown

      A threat against a student prompted a "soft lockdown" at a high school in Brownsville.

      It all happened at Veterans Memorial High School off Military Highway around 12 p.m. Monday.

      Brownsville ISD officials said the school received a telephone threat involving a student who was on campus.

      Officials are not releasing information about the threat or student but law enforcement officers were called to the school.

      Authorities enacted a soft lockdown, which means that the students are in the building and going about their daily routine but are not allowed outside.

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