Lockdown lifted after unknown man reported on Wilton Manors Elementary School campus

WILTON MANORS, FLA. (WSVN) - - An elementary school in Wilton Manors was placed on lockdown, Thursday morning, after an unidentified man was seen on campus.

According to police, a call came in about a suspicious person around the school. Police searched the campus of Wilton Manors Elementary School, located at 2401 N.E. 3rd Ave.

However, according to parents, the man was a substitute teacher that no one recognized. The school sent messages to parents, letting them know about the lockdown.

“I showed up because I got a notification on my phone about a suspicious person on the campus,” said a parent named Nicole, “so I just ran and come over. I was scared out of my mind. I was like, ‘No! My Child!'”

The elementary school was placed on lockdown just before 11 a.m., but it was lifted at about 11:23 a.m.

Police have not announced any further details about the man.

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