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Three Kids With Airsoft Gun Mistaken for Armed Suspect

By Bay City News Service: 

San Mateo County sheriff's deputies responded to an elementary school in Portola Valley on reports of an armed suspect, but instead found three juveniles with an airsoft gun Monday, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.

The report of a suspect in a vehicle possibly armed with a rifle came in around 4:20 p.m. near Ormondale Elementary School at 4575 Alpine Road, sheriff's spokeswoman Rebecca Rosenblatt said.

Deputies eventually located three juveniles with at least one replica gun, Rosenblatt said. 

School has not been in session at the campus since June 13, according to the Portola Valley School District.

The case has been sent to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office for review, Rosenblatt said. 
 
 
 

Brad Rosinski June 25, 2014 at 07:01 PM
Hello. I am co-founder of a group called HWRT based out in Woodside, I was sending out live updates of this incident on our Facebook page before any other news agency had the story. If you are reading this I encourage you to follow the link I have provided and click the "like" button and "receive notifications" on our page in order to receive more updates to incidents such as this one especially if you live in Woodside/Portola Valley! myself and one other page administrator do our best to keep the page updated with news stories and photos of what going on in the district. Thank you Patch for publishing this story and allowing others to be aware of what is going on in the community. Remember: If you see something, say something. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hazardous-Weather-Response-Team-HWRT-WoodsidePortola-Valley-CA/124461761080083?fref=ts

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