Riley County police detain armed individual near Ogden Elementary, school locks down

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Update: 40-year-old Justin Bauer was arrested on the offenses of aggravated assault, unlawful discharge of a firearm and criminal possession of a weapon. 

Previous coverage: Riley County police are asking the public to avoid the area after an armed individual was spotted near Ogden Elementary School, locking it down.

RCPD Spokeswoman Rachel Pate said a person with a weapon was seen in the 200 block of Riley Avenue around 8:55 a.m., next to both Ogden’s Best Gun Range and Ogden Elementary School. Pate could not clarify if the weapon was a gun when asked.

Officers have taken the person into custody, but are still investigating the scene. Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 said the school remained in lockdown until 9:23 a.m.

This is a developing story.

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