Dover Air Force Base in Delaware lifts lockdown

 (File: Cliff Owen/The Associated Press)

(File: Cliff Owen/The Associated Press)

Officials say a lockdown ordered at Dover Air Force Base after a report of a suspicious person on the Delaware military post has been lifted. 

 Base spokesman Tech. Sgt. Jeremey Larlee said the lockdown was lifted about 2:40 p.m. Thursday

The lockdown was ordered Thursday morning as a precautionary measure after a suspicious individual was reported around 11 a.m. Base personnel were told to shelter in place.

Another base spokeswoman Lt. Remoshay Nelson says there was no report of an active shooter and no reports of injuries.

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The base operates one of the largest and busiest air freight terminals in the U.S. military. It is home to the nation’s largest military mortuary and is the arrival point for the remains of troops who have died overseas.

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