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Threat forces a Charleston, WV elementary school into lock-down

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Mary C. Snow Elementary in Charleston, WV  was forced into a lock-down on Friday morning. Mary C. Snow Elementary in Charleston, WV was forced into a lock-down on Friday morning.
CHARLESTON, WV -

A threat, that later turned out to be a fake, forced a Charleston, WV school into lock-down. 

The principal of Mary C. Snow West Side Elementary School tells 13 News the school received information that a person made a threat just before 10 a.m. on Friday, October 25, 2013. 

School administrators immediately placed the school on lock-down as a precaution and police were on scene to investigate within minutes.

The incident lasted about 1 hour. 

After an investigation, police say the threat was false and no charges will be filed.