Elementary school locked down after gun report | TahoeDailyTribune.com

Elementary school locked down after gun report

Adam Jensen

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Police briefly locked down Tahoe Valley Elementary School Monday afternoon after a student reported seeing a man with a gun.

The report turned out to be “bogus,” said Sgt. Brian Williams.

After receiving the report of the armed man, police searched the area surrounding the school, but found no evidence that anyone was in the area, Williams said.

Snow in the area where the student reported seeing the man was untouched, Williams said.

California Highway Patrol officers and El Dorado County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted with the lock down and provided extra patrols of the area after the school was re-opened.

The school was locked down from approximately 12:40 p.m. to 1 p.m., according to police scanner traffic.

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