Search for suspect leads to precautionary lockdown at nearby school

Published: May. 4, 2021 at 10:27 AM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - A Roanoke County school was under a brief modified lockdown Tuesday morning during the search for a suspect nearby.

Mason Cove Elementary was on a precautionary lockdown while police searched for a man, with outstanding warrants, who had run from police. Jason Colley, 44 of Roanoke County, was arrested about a mile from the school and charged with two violations of a protective order.

Roanoke County Police say there was no threat to the school.

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