UPDATE (12:58pm): District 205 has lifted the lockdown.
ROCKFORD - Police activity in the area prompts a lockdown.
District 205 officials say the lockdown went into effect at 12:20pm. It wasn't caused by anything happening inside Carlson and that students and staff are safe. Rockford Police say a man was walking near the area of Pepper and Alpine. He was armed with multiple handguns and had body armor. However, police were unable to locate the suspect.
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