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.

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Attleboro police reported via Twitter that Wamsutta Middle has been placed on lockdown while police search.

K-9 units and the State Police helicopter have been called in to help with the search.

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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.

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