A Code Red alert that went into effect Friday morning at Russell Elementary in Warner Robins has been lifted.

Beth McLaughlin, spokesperson with the school district said the students are now being allowed into the building.

A search by Warner Robins Police officers and the K-9 unit started searching after school employees reported seeinga suspicious maninside the school building.

The schoolat 101 Patriot Way and the surrounding neighborhoodswere searched for any signs of the man.

Tabitha Pugh of Warner Robins Police says the man was seen around 7:30 Friday morning. He entered the building and then apparently left.

In a tweet, policedescribed him as a black male, 25-30 years old, 5-feet-10 inches tall. He was wearing black pants and a green jacket. No further description was given.

So far, police are not describing any threat or weapon.

Pughtold 13WMAZ that the K-9 unit and police officers continue looking for the suspicious person, although the school building has been given the all clear.

We will have more on this story here on and Eyewitness News at noon, 5, 6 and 11.

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