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.


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.


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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