School Goes Into Lockdown Over Senior Citizen Looking for Dandelions

| by Michael Allen

A 65-year-old man put a school into lockdown mode and caused a police response by searching for dandelions on Monday.

The senior was spotted walking near Pilgrim Wood Public School in Halton, Ontario, Canada.

The elderly man was carrying a small kitchen knife to cut dandelions, notes

The Halton police arrived, school buses were delayed and the school was placed on lockdown for almost an hour.

According, a K-9 unit was also brought in to investigate the senior.

The man, who committed no crime, was warned by police about carrying a "weapon" in public.

Sources:, (Image Credit: Keith Evans)