Missing Mickey Mouse Spurs School Lockdown In Ohio

Published February 16, 2012 2:45PM (EST)

CANFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio elementary school says a missing Mickey Mouse spurred a brief lockdown while parents were visiting the school for Valentine's Day parties.

The Vindicator in Youngstown ( ) reports a parent wanted to surprise a class dressed as Mickey Mouse but failed to tell the principal at C.H. Campbell Elementary School in suburban Canfield. The woman signed in at the office, but then changed into the costume in a restroom. She went into the class as Mickey Mouse, and then changed out of the costume. Superintendent Dante Zambrini says "it was a case of, Mickey Mouse was here, and then he was missing."

The school was locked down as a precaution.

The superintendent says the woman talked with police and they determined she didn't mean any harm.


Information from: The Vindicator, http://www.vindy.com

By Salon Staff

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