Lemon Crest Elementary School in Lakeside was on lockdown Wednesday morning after students told a teacher they had seen a man near campus that might have been carrying a gun, according to authorities.
Shortly after 11 a.m. school officials brought the students inside and called the Sheriff's Department to report what the children saw, according to a UT San Diego report. The school went on lockdown around 11:30 a.m. and stayed in that state for about an hour, until the Sheriff's Department cleared the school of any threat.
Sheriff Deputies and the searched for the man, but found no one with a weapon. A nearby home was surrounded and the occupants were ordered out and questioned, according to the UT report.