Jacksonville, FL - UPDATE: DCPS says law enforcement has determined there is no threat to these schools, and an “all clear” has been given. Police will continue to investigate, and a letter and automated call is being sent home to parents and guardians.
Even though ‘all clear’ was given parents are lining up to pick up their kids at Mandarin Middle. One mom told me her daughter texted her in a panic. Lots of parents picking up kids at Mandarin Oaks Elem too @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews pic.twitter.com/obl2gnYW63— Lorena Inclán (@LorenaANjax) March 2, 2018
Two schools in the Mandarin area are on Code Red lockdown.
The Duval County Public School Police and JSO are investigating a potential unauthorized intruder on campus at Mandarin Oaks Elementary. Mandarin Middle School is also on lockdown given its proximity to Mandarin Oaks Elementary.
All students and staff are safe, according to DCPS. The District is asking parents not to go to the schools.
This is a developing story that will be updated as more information is available.
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BREAKING: JSO and Duval County School Police are investigating a possible unauthorized intruder at Mandarin Oaks Elementary. That school and Mandarin Middle are both on lockdown.Posted by News 104.5 WOKV on Friday, March 2, 2018
Attention Parents and Guardians of Mandarin Oaks Elementary and Mandarin Middle: The schools are on Code Red lockdown while police search for a potential unauthorized intruder at Mandarin Oaks Elementary. All students and staff are safe. pic.twitter.com/vAI9TBjvaJ— DCPS (@DuvalSchools) March 2, 2018
.@JSOPIO and DCPS School police are on the scene. Please do not come to the school. We will give you an update shortly.— DCPS (@DuvalSchools) March 2, 2018