Police activity causes lockout at North Eugene High School and nearby elementary schools

EUGENE, Ore. – No one was allowed in or out of North Eugene High School and a nearby elementary school building for a short amount of time Wednesday, according to the Eugene 4J communications coordinator.

Kerry Delf, Eugene 4J School District associate director for communications, said police activity in the area caused the lockout. She said police suggested the lockout and it was over by 12:05 p.m. It lasted about a half hour.

According to the Eugene Police Department, officers were looking for a burglary suspect in the area. They say the residential burglary was called in at 11:09 in the 400 block of Sterling Drive.

Officers are still looking for the suspect.

The lockout affected North Eugene High School, and Corridor Elementary School and Yujin Gakuen Japanese Immersion Elementary School. The two elementary schools share a building in the area.

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