Masked Man in Black Carrying Umbrella Mistaken for Gunman in Conn.

Police in Connecticut say they arrested a man who caused school lockdowns in two towns after he was spotted dressed all in black, wearing a mask and carrying what appeared to be a rifle.

It turned out to be an umbrella.

A school in Ridgefield and three schools in neighboring Redding were locked down for about two hours Monday morning.

It's not clear why the man was wearing all black and a mask.

Officials are on alert after Friday's violent rampage in which 20 children and six faculty were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary.

Ridgefield police charged the man with breach of peace.

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