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Police lockdown elementary school

Coquitlam RCMP stand guard at Coquitlam
Coquitlam RCMP stand guard at Coquitlam's Mundy Road elementary on Wednesday afternoon after three students reported an armed man walking through the school yard.
— image credit: jANIS WARREN/THE TRI-CITY NEWS

Coquitlam RCMP closed off an elementary school on Wednesday afternoon after three students believed they saw an armed man walking through the school yard.

Cpl. Jamie Chung said the lockdown at Mundy Road elementary on Austin Avenue was lifted after about an hour, at 2 p.m., when police searches on the ground and in the air did not locate a suspect.

jwarren@tricitynews.com

 

 

 

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