Park City schools locked down as police responded to suspicious activity
(KUTV) – School district officials ordered a lock-down at several Park City schools Tuesday morning after a report of “suspicious activity” outside Park City High School.
The lock-down was implemented at 9:30 a.m. when a man brandished a handgun in the field between Park City High School and McPolin Elementary School. A high school student saw the individual and alerted school authorities.
McPolin Elementary, Treasure Mountain Junior High, Park City Learning Academy and the district office were all placed on lock out during the incident.
Police located the individual at the 1700 block of Kearns Boulevard. Police identified and detained the man at 10:09 a.m. Charges are being screened through the City Attorney's Office.
All lock-downs were lifted around 10:15 a.m. and the district said Park City Police would release a statement about what occurred.