A lockdown was in place for about 30 minutes at Linn Elementary in Dodge City.
The school said a man with a BB gun was in a field next to the school grounds. He was not on property.
Police arrived and took the 58-year-old Dodge City man into to the Ford County Jail. He complied with officer’s commands. He faces disorderly conduct charges.
Officials said the school was never in danger, and officials said safety protocol was followed.