Indian Trail Junior High School Lockdown Today – Today, there is a lockdown at Indian Trail Junior High School in Addison, Illinois. On Friday, April 28th, 2023, the Addison Police Department says that the Indian Trail Junior High School located at 222 N Jf Kennedy Drive in Addison, Illinois, and the Army Trail School have been locked down as a safety measure. There is a large police presence at the Indian Trail Junior High School campus after the Addison Police Department received a report of an armed person at the school today.
No armed person found on campus
The Addison Police Department in a statement released on Facebook said “Children from Indian Trail Junior High School are now being escorted by Addison Police to the Addison Library parking lot for reunification with families.” The department also added that “Parents can pick up their children in the Addison Library parking lot next to the Police Department. More information will follow on Facebook as it becomes available. JS419”
Following an update, the Addison Police reported that they had a report of a man with a gun at Indian Trail Junior School after dismissal. The remaining students were placed on lockdown, as well as the students at nearby Army Trail School. A complete search of the school was conducted and nothing was found. All students at both schools have been released.
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Authorities say that the student’s claims that there was an intruder inside Indian Trail Junior High School were all lies. Bill Hayden, the head of the Addison Police Department, said that the student admitted to making up the story as the probe went on. Monday afternoon, October 8, 2012, school and police officials in Addison confirmed that the lockdown of Indian Trail Junior High School was a fake.
On Friday morning, October 5th, 2012, the middle school called 911 to report that a female student was being held down in a bathroom. Sydney Ludwig was in the eighth grade when police searched her school and a nearby elementary school for an intruder she said had tied her up.
In the end, students were let out in the afternoon. Monday, the police said their review shows there was never any danger. Police and school leaders are trying to make the situation look good by saying that it shows that their emergency plans work well. They will still look at what happened on Friday to see where they can get better. Officials also say that when kids and staff go back to school on Tuesday, they will be able to talk to counselors.
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