Incident Date: 11-5-21

Incident Time: 0915HRS

City: Strathmore

Posted by: Media Relations

HAPPENING NOW: Strathmore Schools on Lockdown As Deputies Search for Burglary Suspect

Around 9:15 a.m this morning, TCSO Deputies were called to a home near Strathmore High School for a man and a woman breaking in. Deputies learned the man pulled out what appeared to be a gun when he was confronted by the homeowner. The man and the woman then left in their truck. Deputies found and arrested the woman. But the man ran off. Deputies found a BB gun in the truck.
Deputies, K9s, along with CHP and its Helicopter H40, are checking the area now for the suspect. He is described as a white male adult, 5'8, medium build, wearing a black shirt, baseball cap and jeans. He is NOT armed.
Both Strathmore and Harmony Magnet Academy have been placed on lockdown. We want to reassure you that your children are safe.

If you have any information, you’re asked to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 559-733-6218