BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WSAV) — Beaufort Elementary School was placed on lockdown Wednesday due to an active investigation, according to the Beaufort Police Department.

Deputies said there was an increased police presence in the area of 1800 Prince Street for an assault and battery investigation.

The elementary school was placed on a modified lockdown as a precautionary measure, Beaufort PD said. A short time later, the lockdown was lifted.

No word on any arrests. The investigation is ongoing.