Students released from Lone Peak High School after report of armed person prompts lockdown

UPDATE: Students are being released from Lone Peak High School after police searched the building and found no sign of an armed person.

Lone Peak Police said students who drove to school will be allowed to drive home. Parents can pick up their children at the new parking lot west of the tennis courts or students may take their normal bus route home.

Fox 13 News will update this story as more details emerge.

Previous story continues below:

HIGHLAND, Utah — Lone Peak High School is on lockdown as police investigate a report of suspicious person with a weapon near the campus, and police said all students are safe.

Kimberly Bird, Alpine School District, confirmed shortly after 12:30 p.m. Friday that Lone Peak High is on lockdown.

Bird said Lone Peak Police received a call about a person outside the building with a weapon.

Lone Peak Police state all students are safe and officers are in the building. The agency states they are taking the threat seriously.

“If you are a parent PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND TO THE SCHOOL” the agency wrote.

Fox 13 News will update this story as more details emerge.

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