Groton Elementary locked down as a precaution after a man with a rifle is spotted
Groton (WSYR-TV) – Groton Elementary School was locked down on Tuesday after a man carrying a .22 rifle was spotted walking on a sidewalk near the school.
School officials say there was no threat to the school – either direct or indirect – and the lockdown was strictly a precaution.
The man was spotted around 10:15 a.m. and local police say they know who he is, but they have not located him.
The school called the families of students who walk to make sure they had rides home.
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