The Vortex Performing Arts School located on the Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst was temporality put on lockdown Friday at 10:20 am as a precaution after an employee reported seeing an unidentified person enter the building, Major Brian Wagner JBMDL spokesperson tells WOBM News.

Wagner said they performed a thorough search of the building and nobody was found inside that wasn't supposed to be there.

It was a 'stop, check and pass' procedure administered by Military officers on the Lakehurst side of the base.

The all clear was given and everyone is safe.

Simultaneously Wagner said officers were conducting emergency management exercises which led to an added presence in the area but is operate from the search at the VPA school.

Nicole Murray and Chris Varacchi contributed to this report.

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