Police are investigating a “safety concern” at Hannah Martin Elementary School in Lake in the Hills, which has prompted the school to go into a “hold in place.”
Huntley Community School District 158 said Thursday in a message to parents that the school, located at 10920 Reed Road in Lake in the Hills, is currently in a “hold in place and teach.”
An investigation is ongoing into a potential safety concern at the school, District 158 said.
There is no active threat to student or staff safety at this time, school officials added. They did not specify what exactly is being investigated.
Students and staff are continuing to learn in classrooms.
The Lake in the Hills Police Department is on campus to assist school administration in determining “if a safety threat is present,” the school said.
Residents in the area reported that police have been at the school since late Thursday morning.
Marlowe Middle School and Chesak Elementary School, which are part of the Reed Road Campus, are not impacted by the investigation.
The Lake in the Hills Police Department confirmed they have been on the scene and repeated that there is no active threat.
A spokesperson for the police department did not provide further details on the investigation but said information would be released as it becomes available.
The police department is asking that parents not call 911 or the police department to request information.
“This is an open investigation and information is being provided by Huntley Community School District 158 to parents as it becomes available,” the department said in a statement.