Pearland school lockdown lifted after stranger seen in bathroom

Carleston Elementary School was on lockdown Wednesday morning after a student saw a strange man near a school bathroom

January 18, 2012 2:25:35 PM PST
A lockdown has been lifted at a Pearland elementary school after a student saw a strange man inside a school bathroom.

The lockdown lasted for nearly an hour and a half at Carleston Elementary School on Harkey. Pearland police say a fourth grader said they saw an unknown man inside a school bathroom at around 10:40am and immediately reported the incident to school officials.

Police arrived on the scene, a perimeter was set up and a room by room search was begun to account for everyone in the building.

Pearland ISD said the lockdown was precautionary. It was lifted at around noon.

No stranger was ever located and the scene is now cleared.

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