Lockdown at Mesquite High School, Island Elementary lifted

GILBERT, AZ - The "precautionary lockdowns" at two Gilbert-area schools Friday have been lifted.

Islands Elementary and Mesquite High School were placed in a precautionary lockdown due to police activity in the area, according to Gilbert police.

Gilbert Police were looking for two suspects related to a stolen vehicle case. The lockdown was lifted shortly after 12:30 p.m.

"Both suspects are still outstanding," Gilbert Police said from their Twitter account. "The stolen vehicle has been recovered."

Students were not in any danger, according to a message posted on the school's website.

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