A Van Nuys middle school was placed on lockdown Wednesday afternoon after authorities received reports of a man with a gun.
Plain-clothes officers were on scene with students at the middle school located at 5435 Vesper Ave.
The armed man, who is currently in a dispute with his wife, was searching for his child.
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He reportedly left the campus, but the school remained on lockdown, according to LAPD.
The lockdown was lifted around 5 p.m. No suspect and no weapon were found, police said.
No injuries were reported.