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Disturbance at Riveroaks Elementary puts school on lockdown, delays dismissal

10 months 2 weeks 3 days ago Thursday, March 11 2021 Mar 11, 2021 March 11, 2021 3:15 PM March 11, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Children attending Riveroaks Elementary were kept at school late Thursday after an intruder entered a school building.

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said the situation started around 2 p.m. after deputies got a call about a man slumped over in a vehicle, threatening suicide. When deputies arrived, the man fled the vehicle into the woods and then into a back door of the school.

As a result of the intruder on campus, Riveroaks went on lockdown. Deputies are currently still searching for the man, who was described as a hispanic male with a white shirt, blue shorts and numerous tattoos. 

According to a text message from the school, "Students are safe and the school is secure."

This is a developing story. 

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