Lockdown lifted at Rosemont Elementary following suspect search

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ORLANDO, Fla. —

Rosemont Elementary School was placed on lockdown as a precaution, following a report of a suspicious person in the area, who may have been trying to break into a home.

However, at about 9:30 a.m., the lockdown was lifted, although the suspect was not found.

At about 7:45 a.m., officers responded to the home on Lacaya Way, and the man ran away. An officer said he saw the man with a gun.  

Investigators said the man dropped the gun while running, however, it is unknown if he may still be armed with something.  

The man is described as a black, wearing black clothing, with long shorts. He measures about 6 feet, and has a medium build.