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Tustin High School on lockdown after student assault, suspect detained

At this time, there is no threat to the community

Update: We are currently working to lift the shelter in place at Tustin High School. Students will be dismissed in a staggered release, beginning at 2:25 PM. Staff will be escorting students off campus, one building at a time.

Parents who are picking up their student can utilize the westbound traffic lanes of El Camino Real. Please avoid the parking lot. Please follow the directions of assisting officers.

Students who walk home will be dismissed via Orange and San Juan. Students who drive and have a car on campus will be escorted to their vehicle and directed to exit via El Camino Real.

Thank you for your cooperation and support as we work to safely get our students off campus. We will share an additional update with all families this evening.

Original Report:

Tustin High School has been placed on a shelter in place following a student assault.

Tustin Police Department responded and the suspect was detained.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment.

The investigation is ongoing and there is still a large number of police personnel at the school.

At this time, there is no threat to the community.

More updates will follow.

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