The sof lockdown at Orchard Mesa Middle School has been lifted, and students were relased as scheduled.
Officials tell 11 News officers attempted to make contact with a man in the Orchard Mesa area and he ran from them. That prompted school officials to lock the exterior doors of Orchard Mesa Middle School while police searched the area. Students were still allowed to move freely inside the school.
Stay tuned to 11 News for the latest on this developing story.