UPDATE: Police catch teen who caused Johnstown school lockdowns

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UPDATE: 8/30 – 8:15 a.m. — Just before 8 a.m. the Johnstown Police Department reported on their facebook that the juvenile involved with yesterday’s school lockdowns has been found.

Just to Advise: The Juvenile involved in yesterday's school lock downs has been apprehended.

Posted by Johnstown Police Department on Friday, August 30, 2019

UPDATE: 8/29 – 2:25 p.m. — Greater Johnstown School District has reported on their facebook page that the lockdown has been lifted. Dismissal from the schools will carry on at their normal time.

The shelter in place and lockdown have been lifted and students will be dismissed as usual. Thank you for your patience and if you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me at 533-5670

Posted by Greater Johnstown School District on Thursday, August 29, 2019

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) — Officials in the Greater Johnstown School District have reported that the High School, Middle School, and Bishop McCort have been placed on lockdown due to a police situation in the Hornerstown area.

Police report they are searching for a young black male wearing all black clothes in the area. They’ve also reported that there is no direct threat to the schools but are on lockdown as a safety precaution.

We will update this story as information from the schools and/or police becomes available.

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