Butler County Times Gazette
  • UPDATE: Lockdown of Andover Schools lifted at noon

  • The lockdown has been lifted at all Andover USD 385 schools and the Andover campus of Butler Community College.
    All Valentine's Day parties will continue as scheduled at the schools.
    All exterior doors will remained locked throughout the day as a precaution.
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  • UPDATE 11:55 a.m., Feb. 14, 2013
    The lockdown has been lifted at all Andover USD 385 schools and the Andover campus of Butler Community College.
    All Valentine's Day parties will continue as scheduled at the schools.
    All exterior doors will remained locked throughout the day as a precaution.
    Initial Report
    Sunflower Elementary School, and Andover Central and Middle Schools were locked down as a precaution as police searched for a burglary suspect in the area.
    As an extra precaution, all of the other 7 schools in USD 385 were also locked down.
    The district said this is not a full lockdown. Students may move about inside the hallways. But this is a measure the administration took to make sure students are safe.
    Butler Community College's Andover Campus is also locked down right now.

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