Lockdown lifted at Frances E. Willard elementary school

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A lockdown that was put in place at the Frances E. Willard Elementary School in Philadelphia has been lifted.

The lockdown was put in place around 12:30 p.m. Monday.

According to police, the principal called 911 to say a parent was coming to pick up a child while armed with a gun.

The situation apparently stemmed from a custody dispute, police say.

The lockdown was lifted shortly before 1:20 p.m. without incident, police say.
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