CEDAR CITY, Utah — Canyon View Middle School in Cedar City was on lock down due to nearby police activity Wednesday.
Cedar City Police responded near the school after someone said they saw a man walking down the street and holding an assault rifle.
Responding officers did not find anyone with a weapon but located a person matching the description who was carrying a leaf blower.
As of just before 10 a.m., authorities were preparing to lift the lock down.
According to the Iron County School District, the school was on a “Level 2” lockdown, meaning the school’s interior/classroom doors were locked and no visitors are allowed on campus. Classroom activities may continue.