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D49 schools on lockout due to police activity in the area

Posted: 2:52 PM, Apr 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-18 16:52:11-04

Some District 49 schools were on on a lockout status Wednesday afternoon.

Colorado Springs Police said officers were searching for a person who was considered armed and dangerous in the area. 

A letter was sent out to parents saying that administrators initiated a lockout status at Sand Creek High School, Remington Elementary School, Springs Ranch Elementary School, and Creekside Success Center as police prompted a search in nearby neighborhoods. 

Students and staff remained inside buildings, and no visitors were allowed into the school. 

A communications member for the district said police are continuing to search the area for anything suspicious but schools are operating as normal during the investigation. 

The lockout was lifted around 2:15 p.m.