The Four Rivers Career Center and St. Francis Borgia Regional High School have resumed normal operations after being on lockdown for a brief time mid-day Thursday.

Washington police were searching the area around the Four Rivers Career Center after receiving reports of a person or persons with a handgun in or near the creek in that area.

The police investigated, locating the individual away from campus and found no evidence of a weapon or threat to the school.

We will have more on this story in The Weekend Missourian.