Lockdown For Newton Schools Lifted

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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April 27, 2012

Two Newton schools have been placed on lockdown while police investigate reports of a possible armed person in the area.

Chisholm Middle School, 900 E. 1st, and Slate Creek Elementary, 901 E. 4th, were placed on lockdown shortly before 3:00 p.m.

The lockdown was lifted a half hour later and the children were allowed to leave.

Harvey Co. dispatchers said officers are in the area looking for someone who may have matched the description.

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