Elsinore High Was on Lock Down

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Elsinore High School was briefly placed on lockdown on Wednesday afternoon due to police activity nearby. Sheriff’s officials said someone spotted a person with what appeared to be a weapon.The lockdown was first reported around 12:50 p.m.”Non-emergency precautionary lockdown at Elsinore HS due to police activity in vicinity and NOT at the school, students safe,” Lake Elsinore Unified School District said in a Facebook post. “We will update.”

Sheriff’s department officials responded to the area after getting a call that a person had a weapon.”It was reported that there was an individual walking around with a weapon, and the subject was reportedly near the high school, so that’s why they locked it down,” sheriff’s Deputy Robyn Flores told the Patch.Authorities caught up with the man a short time later in the parking lot of a local fast food eatery.”They detained the individual but did not find any weapon,” she said.As of 1:30 p.m., the lockdown at the school was lifted and police remained at the scene investigating the case