Parents who dropped off their children were turned down by a primary school in Cobb County on Tuesday morning after someone reported having seen a man near the school with a gun, reports Channel 2 Action News.
Teasley Elementary School, also a poll site, has been under a brief lockout while authorities investigating Cobb police have confirmed to the news channel. The reported weapon turned out according to information from officials of the school district as a mobile phone holster.
The school sent a warning to the parents at 08:15 am The closure was canceled, and the school day would continue normally.
"As a precaution, our school was closed early this morning," the school board said in the alarm message. "Administrators had reported on a possible danger in a nearby environment that turned out to be wrong. All students and staff are safe and the school day continues as usual.
Parents who came to school with their students at 8 o'clock were forced to turn around. The police confirmed to the news station that the officials were talking to a man after witnesses said he was walking with a holster near the school.
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Police have not disclosed any further details.
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