TROUTDALE, Ore ---A lockdown at Reynolds High School's homecoming dance ended at 10 p.m. after doors were locked for safety as police looked for a possible armed man near the high school.
A call about a suspicious person with a weapon came into 911 dispatchers at 8:55 p.m. The location given was on the southern border of the high school by the sports fields.
The decision was made to put the school into "lock in" for safety reasons. Police searched the area for an hour but no one was taken into custody according to a dispatcher.
School district spokeswoman Andrea Watson said even though the dance started at 8 p.m. and ended with the lockdown lift at 10 p.m. The dance will be rescheduled so the kids can have a full night of fun.