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Brief lockdown at Carpinteria Middle School lifted

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Posted at 10:46 AM, Nov 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-30 13:46:52-05

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's officials say there is no threat to Carpinteria Middle School after a brief lockdown Wednesday morning.

According to the sheriff's office, a trespasser was reported on campus at about 9:20 a.m.

The school was placed on lockdown while deputies responded to the scene.

Sheriff's officials say the suspect fled before deputies arrived but they were able to track the suspect to a location off campus.

The lockdown was lifted by 10 a.m.