Anthem school lockdown lifted after search

- Several schools in the north valley were on lockdown while authorities investigated a "police situation."

Anthem, Boulder Creek, Diamond Canyon, and Gavilan Peak schools were placed on lockdown after MCSO deputies started searching for a suspect.

The Deer Valley Unified School District posted a notice to parents on Facebook alerting them of the situation, and later when the lockdown was lifted.

Maricopa County Sheriff's Department has lifted the lock downs and lockouts for all of our schools.All schools will...

Posted by DVUSD on Wednesday, January 27, 2016

By 3:00 p.m. the lockdown was lifted and schools resumed normal operations. All schools are scheduled to dismiss on time.


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