Students Dismissed After Possible Armed Man Near Festus High School

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FESTUS, MO (KPLR)– Activity at Festus High School is back to normal after receiving word that a threatening individual with a weapon might be near the school.

According to the school district, around 1:15 p.m. Friday afternoon Festus administration was notified that an individual with a weapon might be in the area.

Student mobility out of school buildings was very limited.

Local law enforcement officials are on site as a safety precaution. Buses and school dismissals will run on schedule.