Oakland officials announce lifting of school lockdowns as armed man taken into custody

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Montera Middle School officials said an armed individual was placed under custody while a couple of Oakland school lockdowns have been lifted, KRON4 reported.

Reports of an armed person seen in the Joaquin Miller Park trails have reached the police.

While the authorities investigated the incident, lockdowns have been called for Montera Middle School and Joaquin Miller Elementary.

School officials said a 25-minute lockdown was implemented in Montera Middle School. After which, classes resumed and activities continued as scheduled.

“The Montera and Joaquin Miller school teams worked seamlessly to keep our kids and staff safe and secure during this incident. Which is thankfully Over!” said Montera Middle School Assistant Principal Anisa Rasheed.

Anyone with information linked to the incident is asked to reach the police to aid the investigation.