Oroville High School Placed on Short Lockdown

Action News Now spoke with Oroville High School and confirmed that they were on a short lock down Friday afternoon.

Posted: May 18, 2018 2:25 PM
Updated: May 18, 2018 2:47 PM

OROVILLE, Calif.—Action News Now spoke with Oroville High School and confirmed that they were on a short lock down Friday afternoon.

A man was seen walking by the school with what they thought looked like a gun.

Neighbors in the area called 911 to report the suspicious man.

According to witnesses the man was arrested at the corner of Gawthorne Avenue and Bridge Street.

He was found to be carrying a BB gun.

According to witnesses there was major police presence during the incident.

The man arrested has since been released. 

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