The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

April 19, 2013

Lockdown lifted at White Deer Elementary School

By Marcia Moore
The Daily Item

— NEW COLUMBIA - State police are searching for a suspect after students reported that a person on a bicycle brandished a gun this morning near the White Deer Elementary School, part of the Milton Area School District. No shots were fired and all children are safe, police said.

Police are continuing to search the area of the Route 15 underpass near the school for the suspect. Reports were that the suspect was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and was riding a bike.

All elementary school students, teachers and staff are safe, and the school has been placed on lockdown for about an hour. The lockdown was lifted at 11 a.m., but administrators said they would continue to monitor the movement of pupils in and around the building.