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Officials: Lock-out lifted at Cato Middle School and Fletcher Elementary

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Posted at 1:19 PM, Sep 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-12 16:50:25-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE (1:49 p.m.):

According to officials, a lock-out has been lifted at both Cato Middle School and Fletcher Elementary School.

No details on what caused the lock-out but officials were able to clear both campuses and release students to their parents.

ORIGINAL:
Bakersfield City School District officials have confirmed that there is a lockout at Cato Middle School and Fletcher Elementary School.

Both schools, which are both located on Highland Knolls Drive and Vineland Road have been on a lock-out since around 12:30 p.m. Thursday due to reported danger outside the campuses. According to officials, students and faculty are not being let outside the buildings until further notice.