Report of a gun forces school lockdown

POSTED: 01:41 PM PST Feb 04, 2013    UPDATED: 09:45 PM PST Feb 04, 2013 
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SANTA MARIA, Calif. -

On Monday morning around 8:30 a.m. the Santa Maria Police Department received a call about a possible armed subject heading in the direction of Fesler Junior High School.

Fesler Junior High School

The school was placed on a precautionary lockdown while authorities searched the area for the suspect armed with a rifle. Officers were unable to locate a suspect and the lockdown was lifted once the area was considered safe.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-877-800-9100.