Olivia Park Elementary School in Everett was under lockdown Thursday morning after a report of a suspicious person on campus, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.
The sheriff’s department said there was a large law enforcement presence on the scene.
Out of an abundance of caution, Olivia Park Elementary has been locked down while deputies conduct a safety sweep. Deputies responded to a report of a suspicious individual on the school campus. There is a large law enforcement response.— snocosheriff (@SnoCoSheriff) June 9, 2022
At 9:41 a.m. the sheriff’s office sent an update the safety sweep was complete and the lockdown was lifted.
There was no suspect or weapon found.
According to the sheriff’s office, surveillance footage showed a person wearing a backpack, walked onto the school campus and then walked to the other end where he left.
Update: Safety sweep is complete and lockdown lifted. No suspect or weapon located. Surveillance footage showed the individual, who appeared to be a juvenile male wearing a backpack, walk onto the school campus and to the other end where he exited the campus. https://t.co/YI3yJO8ujR— snocosheriff (@SnoCoSheriff) June 9, 2022
According to a note from parents, staff and students who have already arrived are in their classrooms, but if a parent hasn’t dropped off their child yet, were asked to hold off and not come to school at this time.
“In the meantime, please do not call or come to the school,” the alert said.
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