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Perkins Elementary School in Barrio Logan locked down after suspicious device discovery

Posted at 8:54 AM, Oct 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-03 15:02:28-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – A Barrio Logan school was locked down Thursday morning after the discovery of a suspicious device nearby.

A San Diego police official said Perkins Elementary School at 1770 Main St. was locked down at around 8:30 a.m. after a report of a suspicious device at the intersection of Harbor Drive and Main Street.

With the school locked down, police investigated the object and determined it was harmless.

By 9:10 a.m., the lockdown was lifted and all affected streets were reopened.

Police described the object as a toy squirt gun that was shaped like a grenade.