Lockdown in Grinnell

Two schools in Grinnell were locked down Tuesday after someone reported spotting a suspicious person near one of them. Grinnell-Newburg Superintendent Janet Stutz says the district office was notified around 8:40 a.m. that the person was seen outside the high school, not far from a K-2 elementary school. Both schools locked the doors, and students and teachers were told to remain in their classrooms. Stutz says around 9:35 a.m., the person was found somewhere other than inside the school. It’s unclear where.  No comment yet from Grinnell Police.


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