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Pleasant Valley High School Put on Temporary Lockdown

Pleasant Valley High School was on a temporary lockdown on Friday.

Posted: Oct 12, 2018 1:01 PM
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 5:34 PM

UPDATE 5:18 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 - According to the Chico Police department, a student was in possession of a metal bicycle crank that was painted black. They had covered a portion of the bicycle crank with their sweatshirt to make it appear more like a real firearm.

Additionally, the student held the bicycle crank as if they were holding a firearm while simulating shooting students.

Another student reported this to the Administrative Office. They had cell phone footage of the subject brandishing the firearm at other students. 

The School Resource Officer then ordered a CODE Red lockdown. Within minutes, the student self-reported to the office and was detained. 

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UPDATE 1:07 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 - According to the principal of Pleasant Valley High School, John Shephard, a student was carrying bike parts in his hands that were mistaken for weapons. 

The school was put on precautionary lockdown. 

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CHICO, Calif. - Pleasant Valley High School was on a code red lockdown on Friday but has since been lifted. 

The lockdown started at 12:30 p.m. and ended at 12:42 p.m. 

This is a developing story. Stay with KHSL Channel 12 and actionnewsnow.com for the latest details as they become available. 

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