N.J. school put on lockdown after ‘suspicious person’ appears outside


A South Jersey middle school was placed on lockdown Thursday morning when someone described as a “suspicious person” appeared at an exterior door.

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In an’alert sent to parents, Pitman Middle School principal Kristen Stewart said a report was made to the school’s main office just after 10 a.m. of the person, prompting the school to start a lockdown procedure.’

No one was able to enter the building during that time, and both the school’s resource officers and the Pitman Police Department were notified.’

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Pitman Superintendent Patrick McAleer did not provide’further comment about the details of the incident Thursday afternoon, but expressed his gratitude to the Pitman Police Department and the district’s staff for a speedy response that kept students and faculty safe.’

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Quite a lot has been going on:

Suspect Captured After Fleeing Police, Injuring K9 Officer; Schools’ Lockdown Lifted

When officers tried to approach him to serve the warrant, he took off, said Cpl. Anthony Rice of the Fort Smith Police Department.

Rice said Curiel hit K9 officer Ringo in the tail with his car as he fled.’Curiel then barricaded himself in his car before taking off on foot.

Curiel was captured at North 37th Street and Johnson Street in an alley, said Fort Smith Police spokesman Aric Mitchell. Officer Ringo is expected to be OK, Mitchell said.

Several Fort Smith schools were on a precautionary lockdown, including Kimmons Junior High School and Trusty Elementary School’ according to a school district spokeswoman.

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Police: Cocoa High School On Lockdown

Cocoa High School is on lockdown on Monday afternoon as the Cocoa police is investigating a “suspicious incident,” officials stated.

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However, in another tweet, police stated that a threat did come in by a telephone, but there is no suspicious package involved.

Check back for updates.’Patrol units are currently at Cocoa High School working a suspicious incident. The school is in lockdown until it can be cleared. There is no active threat and everyone at the school is OK.

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