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Lock down at Bessie Owens Intermediate has been lifted

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Posted at 8:07 AM, Oct 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-20 14:28:35-04

UPDATE (October 20, 2017 11:28 a.m.): This morning, around 7:30 a.m. Bakersfield Police were involved in a short pursuit of a car that was reported stolen however tha pursuit ended and minutes later police found that car with the suspect inside near Chico Street and Owens Street. 

Around that same time a kid reported seeing someone go into Bessie Owens Intermediate School with a gun and as a precaution the school was placed under lockdown. 

It was later determined that no subject entered the school with a firearm and the school was taken off of lockdown. 

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UPDATE (8:29 a.m.): The lock down at Bessie Owens Intermediate has been lifted. 

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Bessie Owens Intermediate School is currently on lock down.

Bakersfield Police officers are in the area. It's not known why the school is on lock down.