ATTLEBORO (CBS) – An Attleboro school was put in lockdown as State and Attleboro police searched for a man believed to be carrying a gun.
Officers were searching the area around Seekonk Street in Attleboro, much of which was heavily wooded.READ MORE: Lawmaker Proposes Universal Mask Mandate In All Massachusetts Schools
Attleboro police reported via Twitter that Wamsutta Middle has been placed on lockdown while police search.
Searching area of Warmsutta School for a man with a Gun. School in lock down. Perimeter established. Black male baggy pants, white shirt
— Attleboro Police (@AttleboroPolice) October 8, 2013READ MORE: Peabody Police Help Track Down 5-Year-Old's Missing Wheelchair
K-9 units and the State Police helicopter have been called in to help with the search.
The person police are looking for is described as a black man with baggy pants and a white shirt.
No other details were immediately available.MORE NEWS: 'Masks And Vax Required': Some Mass. Businesses Taking COVID Precautions Into Own Hands
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