Backpack full of weapons found at Millville High School

    Millville Senior High School was locked down yesterday after cross country team members found a backpack full of weapons on a running trail.

    Tennis, field hockey and football players were evacuated from their games and practices around 3:35 p.m. while authorities investigated, the Vineland Daily Journal reports, but the lockdown lasted only about an hour and play resumed.

    Police are still investigating how the backpack got within 100 feet of the school. Details about the contents have not been revealed.

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