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Woman arrested on suspicion of making threat toward Lakeside schools

Woman arrested on suspicion of making threat toward Lakeside schools
Students are escorted from a Lakeside school under the protection of a San Diego County sheriff's deputy (Fox-5 San Diego)

A 26-year-old woman was arrested Thursday on suspicion of making a threat that led to the lockdown of three schools in Lakeside in eastern San Diego County.

Sarah Joy Lomaintewa was arrested after threatening to "shoot up" a school, the Sheriff's Department said. After the threat was received, lockdowns were ordered at El Capitan High School, Linda Park Elementary School and Tierra Del Sol Middle School.

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Lomaintewa will be charged with making a terrorist threat and threatening a school, according to Sheriff's Lt. George Calderon. She is a parent of a student at one of the schools, Fox-5 San Diego said.

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