Man with umbrella triggers lockdown at Issaquah schools

ISSAQUAH — Three schools in the east Seattle suburb of Issaquah were locked down briefly after someone reported what looked like a man with a rifle walking onto the campus of Issaquah High School.

KOMO-TV reported that those students as well as students in a nearby elementary and middle school were told to stay in their classrooms while police investigated Monday afternoon.

KOMO said police located the man, who turned out to be a school district employee carrying a large umbrella.

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