Suspicious man causes lockdown at Peekskill Middle School

The Peekskill Middle School was put into lockdown today after a suspicious man was found on school grounds. Police say the school went into lockdown around 9:30 a.m. after the man was seen milling around the school.

The Peekskill Middle School was put into lockdown today after a suspicious man was found on school grounds. Police say the school went into lockdown around 9:30 a.m. after the man was seen milling around the school. (3/2/17)

The Peekskill Middle School was put into lockdown today after a suspicious man was found on school grounds.

PEEKSKILL - Police say the school went into lockdown around 9:30 a.m. after the man was seen milling around the school.

With the help of school surveillance video, local and state police fanned out across the area in search of the suspect. They eventually caught and arrested the man without incident on trespassing charges. The suspect’s name has not been released, and police haven't released the reason why the suspect was trespassing.

The lockdown was lifted around 11:30 a.m.

No injuries have been reported.

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