A local middle school has been placed on lockdown this afternoon after it received an anonymous threat Wednesday morning.

Police in Cherry Hill, Camden County were reportedly dispatched to Beck Middle School on Cropwell Road at around 11 a.m. today to investigate the threat, and a letter was sent to parents making them aware of the situation.

Aerial view of the scene from 6abc.com shows police setting up a safety perimeter around the school.

Authorities and school officials have not elaborated on the nature of the threat. We'll check back when we have more details.

SOURCE: 6abc

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