YERMO – The unsubstantiated report of a subject with a gun outside of Yermo Elementary School led to the lockdown of the campus on Monday afternoon.
Authorities said that at around 1:21 p.m. they received a report indicating that there was a person with a gun in the 38000 block of Gleason Street. Deputies from the Barstow Station responded along with officers from the Highway Patrol to ensure the safety of the students and staff. They conducted a search of the school and the surrounding area. No evidence was located to corroborate the report, which was made by a student. Extra patrol was provided to help alleviate concerns of parents, staff, students, and/or residents.
Anyone with additional information regarding this case can contact Deputy Michael Rodriguez or Sergeant Anthony Padfield at the Barstow Sheriff’s Station. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the WE-Tip Hotline at 800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the WE-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.comFor late-breaking news, follow 24/7 Headline News on our Los Angeles County Facebook group, Riverside County Facebook group, Coachella Valley News group, US News group, Victor Valley/Inland Empire Facebook group. If you like what we are doing and want regular updates on your facebook stream like our Facebook Fan Page. You may also follow 24/7 Headline News on Twitter and Instagram!
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