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UPDATE: Pink rifle report prompts brief lockdown at Puyallup elementary school

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Jan. 28, 2013 at 2:38 pm |
January 28, 2013 4:14 pm

UPDATE: This was posted on the school district Website:

For student safety, Hunt and Pope elementary schools were in modified lockdown

Earlier today, both Hunt and Pope elementary schools were briefly in lockdown due to police activity in the area. Police have investigated, and for the remainder of the day, access to the building will be limited as a precautionary measure. Front doors will be locked.

Students are all safe and no threat to their safety has been posed.

 

EARLIER:

An elementary school in Puyallup was briefly locked down this afternoon after someone reported seeing a woman walking around the neighborhood with a pink rifle, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.

Hunt Elementary, 144th Street East, went on a modified lockdown shortly after noon. The lockdown was lifted once deputies searched the area and did not find anyone carrying a gun.

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