Pasco High, elementary schools put on brief lockout after homeless man hassled kids

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UPDATE (9:50 a.m) – The schools are off lockout status, according to Sergeant Pruneda. He says officers are currently looking for the man who made the disturbance.

PASCO, Wash. – Pasco High School,  Emerson Elementary and Captain Gray Elementary are on a lockout status this Friday morning as officers respond to a homeless man who caused a disturbance in the area.

According to Sergeant Rigo Pruneda, the homeless man was ‘hassling’ some kids. He did not have any weapons and the schools went on lockout as a precaution.

A mental health professional and officers are in contact with the man who is believed to be mentally ill.

This is a developing story.