BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WSAV) — The lockdown has been lifted at Battery Creek High School.

At approximately 9 a.m., The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) received a report of a student, potentially with a weapon, on campus at Battery Creek High School.

As a result, the school was placed on lockdown. However, deputies did not find a weapon on the 14-year-old student but they did confirm that he had brought one to school the day prior.

The student was detained and housed by the Department of Juvenile Justice. His case will now be petitioned to family court.

Battery Creek High School sent the following message to parents and guardians:

As an update to our prior communications, our school was placed on lockdown due to a report of a student possibly being on campus with a weapon. Law enforcement has determined the threat to be non-credible. No weapon was found on campus.

Normal school operations have resumed. We are appreciative that this was brought to our attention and for the swift action of our school team and law enforcement.

Please take this opportunity to remind your student about the importance of reporting unsafe behavior, and to reiterate that NO weapons of any kind are allowed on campus.

This is a developing story. Stay with WSAV News 3 for details.