Denver elementary school locked down over suspicious person on campus

Posted at 2:09 PM, Oct 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-03 16:24:30-04

DENVER -- Authorities locked down Denver's Johnson Elementary Monday just before 2 p.m. as police rushed to the scene. 

Denver Public Schools officials said Monday the elementary school locked down for roughly a half hour over a suspicious person on campus. 

Denver Public Schools safety officers and Denver Police officers both responded to the scene. Authorities said police performed a room-by-room search of the campus before reopening the school.. 

It's not known whether or not a person was taken into custody. 


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