Kids at a Grey County school were kept inside past the end of the school day Thursday as police searched for a man they described as “armed and dangerous.”

Grey County OPP say they received a report of a man with a gun on Side Road 5 near the community of Desboro, about 30 kilometres north of Hanover, shortly before 3 p.m.

Roads in the area were closed as police searched for the man. Some kids were also kept at the nearby Sullivan Community School past 4:30 p.m.

The roads remained closed as of 6:15 p.m.