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Bear Puts Verdi Elementary School on Code Yellow Lockdown

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Officials with the Washoe County School District say a bear near Verdi Elementary School has prompted officials to put the school in a code yellow precautionary lockdown.

The lockdown went into affect around 9 a.m. Wednesday morning. Officials say no students are in any danger and officials with the Nevada Department of Wildlife are looking for the bear to remove it from the area.

A school district spokesperson says they have not been able to locate the bear as of yet and will leave the school in a precautionary lockdown for the remainder of the school day.
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