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Lockdown at Sunset Elementary lifted

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AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - Sunset Elementary in Airway Heights was put into a brief lockdown Thursday morning. 

The school said they received a call from the Spokane County Sheriff's Office asking them to put the school into lockdown. A short time later, the Sheriff's Office called back and said the lockdown could be lifted. 

The Airway Heights Police Department says they got a call Thursday morning from a man who said he was being chased by a white car with two people in it, and he thought one of those people had a gun. The school was put into lockdown for ten minutes as a precaution while police searched the area for the car. The car was not found and the lockdown was lifted. 

Police located the man who made the call and are trying to figure out if the threat was credible. 

All students are safe and the lockdown was lifted. 

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