GUYMON, Okla. (KAMR/KCIT) — The Guymon Police Department reports that area schools were placed on lockdown at around 9:51 a.m. Monday due to a sighting of a person carrying a possible assault rifle.

According to GPD, officers were called at around 9:51 a.m. on Monday to the intersection of Price Blvd. and 21 St. after someone was seen walking with what appeared to be an assault rifle.

Police said that because schools were near the scene, they were placed on lockdown as a precaution.

Officers said they made contact with the person seen allegedly carrying a weapon. They were taken into custody without incident and are currently under investigation.

Those schools have since been allowed to resume as normal.