La Feria Police Suspend Search for Suspicious Person, Lockdown Lifted

7 months 2 weeks 4 days ago Monday, August 12 2019 Aug 12, 2019 August 12, 2019 12:05 PM August 12, 2019 in News - Local

UPDATE (2 p.m.): La Feria ISD says authorities have contacted them and the search has been suspended.

All student activities have been cancelled for the rest of the day.


LA FERIA – Some schools in La Feria are currently on lockdown as law enforcement search for a person.

Right now, Noemi Dominguez Elementary, David Sanchez Elementary, W.B. Green Junior High, La Feria High School and Our Lady of the Lake University are on lockdown.

A suspicious person was reported being seen wearing body armor walking along the canal bank south of Dodd Lane.

The schools are put on lockdown as a precaution.

According to Our Lady of the Lake University representative, the campus in La Feria was closed.

They received a notice from the city sometime before 12 p.m. Monday about a suspicious person.

Since the university is between sessions and have no classes for the day, the campus decided to close down and send their staff home out of precaution. 

We’ll keep you up-to-date as information becomes available.

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