Otis Mason Elementary school went on lockdown as a precaution after students on the playground reported allegedly seeing a man with a dog and a gun in the woods nearby. As of 2:30 p.m. the school was no longer on lockdown and authorities had found nothing suspicious in the woods.

According to the PIO with the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office, police and K9 units responded to the area in an 'abundance of caution.'

All of the students are safe and the school went into lockdown as is its protocol.