Lakeview Middle School evacuated after suspicious backpacks found

- An Orange County middle school has been evacuated after a suspicious person was spotted with two suspicious backpacks. 

The Winter Garden Police Department says that officers made contact with a suspicious person at Lakeview Middle School in reference to a suspicious activity. In the area of the school, two suspicious backpacks were located. The suspicious person reportedly told police that they would be interested in what is in the bags. The suspicious person is in custody. 

Orange County Public School says that Lakeview Middle School has been evacuated due to the suspicious person, vehicle, and package on campus. Students and staff already on campus are being transported to West Orange High School Buses are also being routed to this school. Parents are not allowed on campus and there will be a delay to the start of the school day. 

The Winter Garden Police Department and District Police are on scene. 

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