A lockdown of two elementary schools in Long Sault, Ont., was lifted this afternoon after police investigated a report of suspicious people in the area.

Ontario Provincial Police were called to a report of "suspicious people" in the vicinity of the two schools at about 12:45 p.m., OPP spokeswoman Const. Kristine Rae said.

The schools were locked down as a precautionary measure while uniformed officers probed the scene and interviewed the witnesses who called police.

The lockdown was lifted before 3 p.m.

Rae would not say what suspicious activity the 911 caller or callers reported.

There were no injuries.