Lockdown lifted at Berwyn schools

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

BERWYN, Ill. (WLS) -- Heritage Middle School and Emerson Elementary School in Berwyn were placed on lockdown shortly before dismissal Thursday, but students have since been released.

School officials say a student reported seeing a weapon inside Heritage Middle School. Police were called and a search turned up no weapon. Officials say both schools were placed on lockdown because they are connected.