Police investigating alleged assault near Bel Air High School

Posted at 4:56 PM, Nov 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-29 23:36:30-05

The Bel Air Police Department is investigating an alleged assault near Bel Air High School.

A teen girl said that a white man in his 30s held her at gunpoint in the area of Homestead Street, close to Bel Air High School.

Police said the incident was reported at 3 p.m. Tuesday and a school resource officer arrived at the scene of the incident within minutes. The school resource officer did not see a suspect fleeing the area. The victim was also unable to provide a direction of travel for the suspect.

Police established a perimeter and surrounding schools were placed on lock down for a brief time while a security check was performed. The investigation is ongoing. The victim was not harmed.

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