Two Richland School District One schools were briefly placed on a modified lockdown as a precaution Tuesday afternoon while deputies searched for a suspect in the area.
Richland School District One says Mill Creek and Caughman Road Elementary schools were briefly placed on a modified lockdown just before noon Tuesday as a precaution while Richland County deputies searched the area near the schools. The lockdown was lifted around 1 p.m., according to district officials.
Deputies say they were searching for a home invasion suspect in the area. Just before 1 p.m., deputies told News 19 they were clearing the scene. They did provide any additional details about the crime in question or a resolution of the search.