SPASH police response was due to false alarm
Stevens Point Police Department Assistant Police Chief Tony Babl tells NewsChannel their response to Stevens Point Area High School late Tuesday morning was a false alarm.
Police said the incident happened around 10:54 a.m. When the emergency notification system at SPASH was triggered prompting a large law enforcement response from several agencies.
The school was placed in lockdown as a precaution while officers cleared the building. The alarm was quickly determined to be false, likely triggered by electrical work in the school.
Classes resumed back to normal by 11:30 a.m.