DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines police were searching for a man who entered a middle school and told staffers he had a gun.
The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/16jIpqU ) no one at Merrill Middle School saw the gun and no one was injured.
Police spokesman Sgt. Jason Halifax says the incident happened about 2:25 p.m. Tuesday, just before classes are normally dismissed for the day.
The man ran from the school after police were called. Officers were searching for him in the westside Des Moines neighborhood.
The school was put on lockdown.
Information from: The Des Moines Register, http://www.desmoinesregister.com