Opelousas elementary school placed on lock down due to police investigation
POSTED: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 12:15pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 2:44pm
OPELOUSAS, LA (NBC33) — UPDATE: The Opelousas Police Department reports that the lock down has been lifted. They say a suspect has been identified and will release information shortly.
ORIGINAL: A burglary complaint has placed an elementary school in Opelousas on lock down this morning.
The Opelousas Police Department reports that the complaint was made near the 200 block of Coleman Street. The investigation is located near North Elementary School. As a precautionary measure, the school has been placed on lock down.
Officers are currently patrolling the grounds near the campus and in the nearby area to assure the safety of the students.
No other information was provided relative to the suspect.