Fairborn school briefly on lockdown after suspect flees police

Published: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 @ 1:55 PM
Updated: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 @ 4:40 PM

UPDATE @ 4:40 p.m.

Baker Middle School was on lockdown for an hour early this afternoon after a suspect fled from police not far from the school, Fairborn police Sgt. Willard Watson said.

Police were assisting Adult Parole Authority for a wanted suspect when he ran. The school was never in any danger but the lockdown was a precaution, the sergeant said. It lasted from 12:31 to 1:24 p.m., he said.

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The suspect had no known weapons, and was taken into custody.

Dismissal for the Lincoln Drive school was as usual.


Baker Middle School was briefly on lockdown for an incident near the school, said Pam Gayhart, Fairborn City Schools spokeswoman. The incident does not directly involve the school.

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