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This story was updated with a corrected statement from the school district. Earlier information submitted to the Cheatham County Exchange by Sheriff Mike Breedlove was incorrect. 

UPDATE 2:45 p.m.: The lockouts at Sycamore High School and Sycamore Middle School have been lifted, according to a Facebook post from the district.

No students were harmed during the event, according to the post.

"As a precaution, there will be an additional law enforcement presence at both schools at dismissal time," according to the 2:25 p.m. post.

ORIGINAL STORY: Two Cheatham County schools are on lockout due to a threat from a student’s ex boyfriend, said Sheriff Mike Breedlove.

A man from Nashville stated he was coming to the school to "shoot up" his ex-girlfriend's car, Breedlove said in a text. The girl is a student at Sycamore High School.

Both SHS and Sycamore Middle School are on lockout while Metro Nashville police and the Sheriff’s Office search for the man. He has not been seen in the area, Breedlove said.

The man did not say he planned to hurt her or anyone else, said Director of Schools Cathy Beck.

“All students are safe and in no immediate danger,” according to a 12 p.m. Facebook post from the district.

When a school is on lockout, students and staff continue with their activities inside the building but no one is allowed outside.

“As always, the safety of our students is a top priority,” according to the post.

This is a developing story, check back here for details

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