Lockdown lifted at Northwest Cabarrus HS after police activity in the area

The lockdown has been lifted at Northwest Cabarrus High School following police activity in the area early Monday morning, authorities said. 

The precautionary lockdown was in place for about 20 minutes, according to Cabarrus County Schools. 

School officials said there was some police activity in the area, but no incident or issues at the school. 

"Students and staff were safe inside the building the entire time, and they are continuing their normal school day," Cabarrus County Schools said.