Shelter in place lifted at Buddy West, Authorities continue search for suspect

News
Police generic_1535480417157.png.jpg

The Shelter in place at Buddy West Elementary School has officially been lifted, according to officials with ECISD. 

The district says it was lifted around 11:35 a.m. Monday morning. 

” The school did a great job in reacting to the situation and securing the building. Our police responded quickly – as always – everyone is safe,” a statement from the district reads. 

Meanwhile, deputies with the Ector County Sheriff’s Office are still searching for a suspect and provided more details on the incident. 

Officials say they are searching for a man believed to have robbed a game room at 16th Street and Clendenen Avenue at gunpoint. 

The suspect reportedly made off with about $1,200 in cash. 

No arrests have been made and ECSO officials say the investigation is ongoing. 

Back at Buddy West, ECISD officers will remain near the campus. 

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss