A robbery at a local Wells Fargo bank leads to a lock-in for Calhoun High School

The lock-in was lifted at approximately 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday

PORT LAVACA, Texas – According to the Port Lavaca Police Department, a male subject entered the local Wells Fargo bank at approximately 9:50 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, and handed the cashier a note stating his intention to rob the bank.

The cashier then released an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect. The suspect did not display a firearm, and there were no reported injuries during the incident.

The suspect then fled the scene in an older model, tan Mercury southbound on Highway 35. Officials believe the suspect is linked to additional robberies in the surrounding area.

Due to this incident, Calhoun I.S.D. reported Calhoun High School entered a lock-in at approximately 9:58 a.m. on Tuesday. External doors remained locked during the time of the incident, and students stayed inside, as a precaution.

The District stated there was no threat to the school, but followed safety measures as a precaution. The lock-in lifted at approximately 10:15 a.m., and the school resumed normal operations.

The Port Lavaca Police Department and Calhoun I.S.D. provided the above information.