Police lockdown lifted at Rancho San Justo

Students were not in danger while HPD investigated suspicious activity

Hollister Police locked down the Rancho San Justo campus the morning of Oct. 15 to investigate a report of suspicious activity. Photos: Chris Mora

Students are safe and a lockdown is over at Rancho San Justo School, after Hollister Police investigated a report of suspicious activity on campus Friday morning.

The Hollister Police Department sent out a notice at 11:42am Oct. 15 alerting the public that the middle school, located at 1201 Rancho Drive, was placed on lockdown, “only as a precaution,” while officers investigated the unspecified report. “Police are assisting school staff with a search of the entire campus. The students are safe and receiving instruction in their classrooms,” the 11:42am notice from Hollister PD said.

One hour later, at 12:42pm, police sent out an update that the lockdown had ended, and students were back to their regular instruction schedules.

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Photos: Chris Mora