Hudson High School lifts lockdown after suspicious person identified

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UPDATED AT 11:22 a.m.

Superintendent Phil Herman confirmed that a lockdown at Hudson High School was lifted after a suspicious person was identified Wednesday morning outside of the school.

The instructional lockdown , according to Assistant Superintendent Doreen Osmun, began at 10 a.m. when a  suspicious person was spotted outside the high school shortly after 10 a.m. wearing a trench coat and a ski mask.

Police are on the scene. At 11:15 a.m., the lockdown was lifted according to Herman on Twitter, @philherman.

"Hudson High School is returning to normal schedule," Herman said via Twitter. "Lockdown is over. Individual identified. Had legitimate business at the high school."

Hudson High School Principal Brian Wilch echoed Herman's comments that the school was safe on Twitter at 11:15 a.m using @BDWilch.

"#HHS calls security lockdown around 10:15 AM Wed 2/26 Suspicious individual in all black, ski mask w/ back bag later identified; all clear!" said Wilch via Twitter.

Herman started Tweeting after making sure the building was safe at 11 a.m.. The following were some of his updates.

"Hudson High School had been placed in Lockdown due to a suspicious character spotted outside the building. Police called. Building secured."

"The Lockdown has been downgraded to Instructional Lockdown meaning that classes have resumed while we investigate with police."

"Ambulance called for staff member who was having a seizure. Not related to lockdown."

Will update when any other information becomes available.

 

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