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Police: Report of troubled woman with handgun prompts call to place Lansdowne-area schools on alert

Police: Report of troubled woman with handgun prompts call to place Lansdowne-area schools on alert

Baltimore County police recommended that four Lansdowne-area schools be placed on alert status Monday afternoon after receiving a call about a woman they described as potentially suicidal and carrying a handgun in the neighborhood.

The incident began at 2:25 p.m. and was over before 4 p.m., police spokeswoman Julia Hardgrove said. No additional details were given, but Hardgrove said the incident ended peacefully. No one was injured. She said the nearby CSX train tracks were also temporarily closed.

Police said they recommended the four schools — Lansdowne and Riverview elementary, Lansdowne Middle and Lansdowne High — go on alert status after they received a call about the...

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