Burlington HS: 'Lock and hold' over student in mental crisis

A school resource officer at Burlington High School was alerted midday Friday, May 27 by school staff about a student in mental crisis -- who had taken possession of a pipe and was not following instructions.

A news release says students were placed in a "lock and hold" protocol during the event for approximately 30 minutes -- as a precautionary measure.

Officers with Burlington police and the Racine County Sheriff's Department located the students in the school. He was taken into custody without incident.

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Nobody was hurt.

Officials say this was an isolated event -- and no other threats were found.

School resumed daily activities following the event.