Police search for weapons at Grossmont High

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Grossmont High School during "secure campus" mode on Feb. 17, 2015.

EL CAJON, Calif. – A security alert at Grossmont High School in El Cajon was lifted several hours after police arrived on campus, according to school district officials.

The precautionary measure, during which students were kept secured in their classrooms at 1100 Murray Drive in El Cajon, was prompted by reports that some sort of weapon might have been on the campus. Officers searched the grounds and buildings, finding nothing hazardous, Grossmont Unified High School District officials said.

By 2 p.m., students were released from the school for the day. Earlier in the day, GUHSD spokesperson said the students were safe and there was no confirmed threat to campus.

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  • valerie

    This is bull not a lock down they say yet our kids have been kept in the same class for four hours now not allowed to eat lunch or even use restroom un escorted! They are still licked in the classrooms n no one wants to tell us whats going on or y they are still locked in!

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