Man with walking stick puts three Sapulpa schools on lockdown

Lockdown ended after an hour after officers located the man and determined the walking stick wasn't a rifle as initially feared

An hour long lockdown at three Sapulpa schools is over after a man was spotted walking near the school with a rifle.

Sapulpa Police officers located the man and determined that the rifle was, in fact, a walking stick.

Sapulpa High School, Sapulpa Junior High School and Holmes Park Elementary School were placed on lockdown around 11 A.M. Tuesday. All three schools share the same campus.

The lockdown ended around noon.

Officers KRMG spoke with at the scene say the man with the walking stick relealed that a similar incident happened to him when the man lived in a different city.

Walking with a walking stick isn't a crime in the City of Sapulpa so the man was questioned and released. Officers found no reason to arrest the man.

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