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: Police Searching Woods In Abington For Missing 5-Year-Old Elijah Lewis
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, 2013
K-9 units and the State Police helicopter have been called in to help with the search.READ MORE: 'Plan For Alternatives': Toys May Be In Short Supply This Holiday Season
The person police are looking for is described as a black man with baggy pants and a white shirt.
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