Break-in at vacant building prompts lockdown at Lakeview schools


LAKEVIEW, Mich. — Lakeview schools were put on a precautionary lockdown Thursday after someone was found in a vacant building.

In a Facebook post, Lakeview Community Schools said a vacant elementary building had its doors kicked in and had someone in the boiler storage room.

School officials called police, who took someone into custody without incident.

The lockdown was put in place at 11:30 a.m. due to the scene’s proximity to other buildings, and was lifted around 1 p.m.

Lakeview Community Schools superintendent Kyle Hamlin told FOX 17 in an email message, ” It is a small vacant building, mainly to use the auxiliary gym in the evening for sports. However, we could hear him in the building as we walked through actively taking apart our boilers. We (on site law enforcement and district officials) were stationed outside waiting for a K-9 unit…”.

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