DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Police are searching for a teen who was spotted with a rifle Wednesday morning, prompting two Davenport schools to go on lockdown.
The lockdowns were issued at Davenport West High School and Wilson Elementary when a "subject with a gun" was reported in the 1300 block of Waverly Road, according to a statement from the Davenport Police Department. Officers were called to the area around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 14, 2016.
When officers pursued the person "who was attempting to conceal a rifle," he dropped the gun and ran off, which started a chase on foot, the statement said. Officers recovered the rifle and surrounded the area.
As of 11:30 a.m., police were still searching for the person, who was described as a black teenage boy with dreadlocks. Police also said he was wearing a backpack and white shoes.
If you have any information about the incident, you are asked to call the Davenport Police Department at 563-326-6125.