Several cryptic posts from the Facebook page of a group known as the ‘Flomo Klowns’ put two Southern Alabama schools on lock down for a while Thursday morning. The Flomaton Police Department received information from a parent that her child had been sent threatening messages on Facebook from the group.

After confirming the threat, the Escambia County School District put Flomaton High School and Flomaton Elementary School in Atmore on lock down this morning. The lock down was lifted at 11:30 a.m. Escambia County Schools Superintendent John Knott said the parent of the student contacted the Flomaton Police Department about the incident. READ MORE