UPDATE: Report of armed man wearing camo prompts lockdown at Austin Middle School in Irving
The Irving Police Department is investigating a report of an armed man on the campus of Austin Middle School.
Police say a parent of a child called around 7AM this morning regarding a possibly armed person on the campus. The person of interest was described as a white male with a beard wearing camo and possibly in possession of a rifle and handgun. The parent saw the individual get out of a maroon Ford truck.
After the report was received, school officials and police locked down the school and moved students away from the building.
A thorough search of the building has been completed and no person of interest has been located at this time.
The school is being reopened at 10AM this morning for regular hours.
Police are still reviewing leads and information to validate the witness report. There was only one person who saw this individual.