UPDATE: Police investigate ‘suspicious backpack’ at Freeman High School

Posted at 8:27 AM, May 07, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-07 18:02:32-04

UPDATE: Henrico Police spokeswoman Lt. Linda Toney said the backpack was "rendered safe" and the parking lot has reopened. She added there was never any threat made at the school.

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) - Henrico Police and Fire crews are at Freeman High School investigating a "suspicious" backpack found in the school's parking lot, according to Henrico County Schools spokesman Andy Jenks.

Freeman High School is located at 8701 Three Chopt Road in Henrico's West End.