Netflix's Los Angeles office went into lockdown after person connected with the company said he had a gun
- Netflix's Los Angeles offices and a nearby television studio were put on lockdown Thursday.
- The move was in response to a person connected to Netflix claiming to have a gun, police said.
- The person was later detained off-site and didn't appear to have a weapon.
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The incident started when a former Netflix employee called a current one and said he had a gun, the Los Angeles Times reported. LAPD received a call about the alleged armed person at 3:53 p.m., Im said. Police took the person into custody off-site, he said.Im said the person was connected with Netflix, but didn't know if he was a current or former employee. Im declined to release the suspect's name.
Netflix has received an "all clear" from police, company spokeswoman Sarah Jones said late Thursday."There was never an individual with a firearm on the property," she said. Jones declined to confirm any connection between the person who started the incident and the company.
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