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Police Lift Lockdown At Johnson County Community College

Updated, 6:01 p.m. Thursday: 

Police began releasing occupants of buildings at Johnson County Community College one by one Thursday evening after a campus-wide lockdown.

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Overland Park Police Department officers helped search the campus after JCCC police received reports of a suspicious person with a weapon.

At 4:30 p.m., the Kansas college tweeted that police had ordered a full campus lockdown.

"Everyone should remain in a safe place until released by police," the college said.

Greg Mason, spokesman for Overland Park Police, says as of 5 p.m., officers have yet to find anything to confirm the reports.

All classes have been canceled for the rest of Thursday.

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