MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Mahtomedi High School went into lockdown Thursday afternoon after students reported seeing an armed man who turned out to be a licensed bounty hunter.
The Washington County Sheriff’s office says two students alerted the school resource officer just before 12:30 p.m.READ MORE: 1 Dead, 4 Injured In Andover Crash
They said they saw a man wearing a bullet-proof vest with a firearm inside of a blue truck near school property.READ MORE: Richfield Police Seek Help After Thief Steals Car With Owner's Dog Inside
Deputies later tracked down the man at his residence, where he showed his credentials as a bounty hunter.MORE NEWS: 39-Year-Old Man Dies In Central Minnesota Rollover Crash
The sheriff’s office says there is no threat to the public and no criminal charges will be sought.