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.
@SanDiegoPD and @SDFD responded to the intersection of Sigsbee and Main to investigate a suspicious device. The device was deemed safe. All streets are reopened and the lockdown at Perkins Elementary has been lifted. pic.twitter.com/5co51W3w00
— San Diego Police Department (@SanDiegoPD) October 3, 2019