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Ammo box brings lock down at Austintown Fitch

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Austintown Fitch High School was placed on lock down for about a half hour Friday afternoon.

The school principal told 21 News that the measure was taken as a precaution after someone discovered an empty ammunition box inside the school.

As it turned out, a sophomore brought the ammo box to school for a social studies class studying the war in Vietnam.

He accidentally left the box in the cafeteria. Officials say there was never any threat posed to the students.

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