PROGRESO, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Progreso ISD schools were momentarily placed on high alert after suspicious activity was reported.
A parent reported to Progreso ISD that there was a suspicious vehicle with three young men and what appeared to be a firearm, according to a release by Progreso ISD.
Progreso PD was contacted and schools were placed on high alert.
The vehicle was found in the student parking lot of Progreso High School and police conducted a search. Inside the vehicle, police found a plastic toy gun.
“At no time were any of our students in danger,” Progreso ISD stated in the release.
Progreso ISD thanked the parent for reporting the incident, and they encourage parents to report any suspicious activity.
Communities are on high alert after the shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde left at least 19 students and two adults dead.
Schools in the RGV have put statements letting parents know that police will present school premises and that other protocols, like banning backpacks, will be in place.
The shooting at Uvalde came days before the last day of school.
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