Five Frederick County Public Schools facilities in Walkersville were briefly on partial lockdown Thursday morning after a bear was reported in the area.

Walkersville High School, Walkersville Middle School, Walkersville Elementary School, Glade Elementary School and the FCPS staff development center were on partial lockdown, according to district spokesman Michael Doerrer.

The lockdown was precautionary, according to Doerrer. Students were not allowed outside from about 8:50 a.m. to 9:50 a.m.

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Did the bear just walk off or did someone kill or capture it?

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