POLICE UPDATE: No Active Threat Identified at Unity Reed High School after Reports of Person with Gun

Prince William Police are on the scene


POLICE UPDATE: Dec. 1 at 10:25 a.m.:  Prince William Police are reporting "no threat was identified," "nor active violence reported," in or around Unity Reed High School, following reports of an armed person on school grounds, this morning. 

Police received reports through social media that an individual carrying a gun in the school's parking lot. Police immediately responded to the assumed threat, arriving at the school.

Police posted a notice of the incident to the public around 10 a.m. Within a half hour, police updated their notice to say they found no active threat on the scene. 

"UPDATE: Ref incident at Unity Reed HS; school remains secure. NO THREAT WAS IDENTIFIED OR ACTIVE VIOLENCE REPORTED. Police are continuing their checks of the area," read an update on the Prince William Police Department Facebook page

Police are continuing their investigation. A heavy police presence remains at the school. 

Original Story: Dec. 1 at 10:20 a.m. 

Prince William County Police are on the scene at Unity Reed High School in Manassas where it has been reported that a person carrying a gun was in the school's parking lot. 

 Police reported via Facebook that there is "no threat identified," nor "active violence reported," at approximately 10 a.m., Thursday.

"The school is secure. Precautionary checks are underway." 

Police received reports via social media. A heavy police presence is currently on the scene. 

We will update you with any further information we receive. 

Dec. 1 at 10 a.m.  From Prince William Police on Facebook, 

"INCIDENT: #PWCPD is on scene of REPORTS of a person with a gun in the parking lot of Unity Reed HS in #Manassas. Report received over social media. Heavy police presence on the scene. NO THREAT IDENTIFIED OR ACTIVE VIOLENCE REPORTED. School is secure. Precautionary checks are underway."

We will update when we have more information. 

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