Sure enough, Rocko not only followed the student to school, he then proceeded to stroll right inside.
As you might imagine, the dog's sudden arrival came as quite a surprise - and a pleasant one at that. All too often, pit bulls like Rocko are just assumed to be dangerous, but it seems the students at Cordova recognized that he wasn't a threat, and kept him safe until help could arrive.
It was around that time that Nichole Geer Roberts, who was dropping her son off at the school, noticed the commotion. She convinced school police to let her take the dog, rather than send him to the shelter, so she could track down Rocko's owner.
And that's what she did.