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Montgomery County Elementary School Locked Down After Report Of Person With Weapon

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FRANCONIA TWP., Pa. (CBS) – Police are investigating a report of a man with a weapon near an elementary school in Montgomery County.

The incident occurred around 1:30 p.m. at the West Broad Street Elementary School in Franconia Township.

According to police, while children were outside for recess, one child said he saw a man with a mask and possibly a weapon.

Authorities report that teacher immediately took the children inside and called police.

West Broad Street Elementary School was locked down as a precaution while police, K-9 units and SWAT began a search of the area and woods.

At 3:30 p.m. the lockdown ended and police declared the incident unfounded.