Six city schools locked down for police activity

Waverly (Baltimore, Maryland)

Six Northeast Baltimore schools were on lockdown for about 30 minutes past dismissal because of police activity in the area Wednesday afternoon.

The schools affected were City College; Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School; Abbottston Elementary; Waverly Elementary/Middle; Coldstream Elementary/Middle; and the Stadium School.

Police officials said they notified the city school system of increased police activity around City College due to intelligence of a fight not involving school students or a school. The fight did not materialize and the warning was lifted a short time ago.

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