[UPDATE 11:45 a.m.: No Longer on Lockdown] Whitethorn School in Lockdown Following a Report That a Man Is Being Chased by Armed Individuals
Whitethorn Elementary School is on lockdown, confirmed Stacy Hanson of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. She is attempting to gather more information for us but, according to scanner traffic, a man apparently appeared at the school claiming to be chased by armed individuals.
We’ll update as soon as possible.
UPDATE 11:45 a.m.: According to Stacy Hanson of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, Whitethorn School is no longer on lockdown. “Deputies are still on scene investigating,” she said. “However, it looks as if this was not as reported.”