Turlock High School and other schools nearby were on lockdown after police were searching for a possible armed suspect on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Turlock Unified School District.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. Turlock police officers spotted three people who matched the description of call they received earlier about the"brandishing of a gun." Two of the suspects stopped, while one fled the area.
Police then established a perimeter in the area of Colorado and E. Marshall, leading to Turlock Unified School District and Sacred Heart Elementary School to initiate lockdown procedures.
At almost 4 p.m., police located and arrested the 17-year-old suspect who they found hiding in a garbage can, which eventually led to the lockdown being lifted.
The suspect had an outstanding Juvenile Hall warrant, according to police.
*ATTN* E Marshall/ Colorado/ Cooper/ Oak &Turlock High are on lock down-Offcrs are searching for a subject, possibly armed @ChiefAmirfar— Turlock Police Dept. (@turlockpolice) May 16, 2017
*UPDATE* THE SUBJECT HAS BEEN LOCATED & ARRESTED.— Turlock Police Dept. (@turlockpolice) May 16, 2017
THE LOCK DOWN HAS BEEN LIFTED. Thank you for your cooperation. @ChiefAmirfar
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