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.

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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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