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Bear sighting prompts lockdown at Altadena school

A charter school in Altadena was placed on lockdown after a bear sighting in the area, authorities said Thursday afternoon.

The lockdown at Aveson School of Leaders  began about 2 p.m. and lasted about an hour, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

A search on the ground and from a helicopter by deputies, with the assistance of officers from the Pasadena Police Department, failed to to locate a bear. 

Children were let out for the day after the lockdown was lifted, authorities said.

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-- Andrew Blankstein (twitter.com/anblanx) and Robert J. Lopez (twitter.com/LAJourno)

 
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