Barricaded Suspect Situation Ends at Riverside City College: Lockdown Lifted

The lockdown at Riverside City College has been lifted after a barricaded suspect was apprehended by the police.

Riverside City College was on lockdown on Tuesday morning following an “unspecified incident” that resulted in a heavy police presence near the college football field. Police officers were able to track a man, who was armed with a knife, to one of the storm drains along the school’s campus. A shelter-in-place order was issued for the north campus at around 9:30 a.m.

After a few hours of intense police presence and negotiations, the suspect was taken into custody. The authorities gave the all-clear and lifted the lockdown around 12:30 p.m. The isolated incident was finally resolved, and all operations are resuming as normal, according to school officials.

In situations like this, it’s crucial to have a well-coordinated and swift response from the authorities, which can ensure the safety of the students and staff. Incidents like this remind us of the importance of staying vigilant and having an emergency response plan in place to deal with any unforeseen circumstances.