Nichols Elementary locked down as a safety precaution due to police activity in the area

Posted at 2:36 PM, Oct 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-14 18:00:48-04

Colonel Nichols Elementary School was locked down due to police activity in the area, the Bakersfield City School District officials said Friday.

The school, located 3401 Renegade Avenue, was locked down Friday afternoon amid unrelated police activity nearby, district officials said.

The police activity involved an investigation of a stolen car from Los Angeles ending up in Bakersfield. Two suspects were taken into custody.

Police were also looking for additional stolen property believed to be in the area.