BAKER, La. (BRPROUD) – An elementary school in Baker was temporarily placed on lockdown Tuesday (September 20) afternoon, according to a representative with the East Baton Rouge (EBR) Parish School System.

Apparently, a situation that has yet to be revealed occurred and as a precaution, Whitehills Elementary was placed on lockdown from about 12:40 p.m. until approximately 2 p.m.

EBR Schools confirmed that as of 2 p.m., all is clear, students/staff are safe, and the lockdown has been lifted.

According to EBR Schools, the event that triggered the lockdown turned out to be a false alarm.