PORT ALLEN, La (BRPROUD) — A principal at a local high school released a letter to the public about an incident that happened on campus on April 13.

James Jackson, the principal at Port Allen High School, says that a group of individuals trespassed on the school’s campus in attempt to start a confrontation with an individual who is no longer a student at Port Allen and was not on campus at the time.

The trespassing individuals then started a confrontation with another student and a nearby teacher alerted the school administration. The principal says that the trespassing individuals, who were not students of Port Allen High School, were identified and that details of this incident was given to law enforcement.

The school was placed on a “soft-lockdown” for one hour as law enforcement investigated the situation.