PORT ARTHUR, Texas — A lockdown put in place at a Southeast Texas middle school was lifted Friday afternoon.
Officials at Lincoln Middle School in Port Arthur implemented lockdown procedures after they received reports of a "suspicious person" walking along the street near the campus, according to a statement from Port Arthur Independent School District.
The lockdown was later lifted and the campus begin a "strictly controlled" dismissal of students for the end of the school day.
District officials say everyone is safe.
The school is located at 1023 Abe Lincoln Avenue in Port Arthur.
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