Lockdown lifted at two schools following police search

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – School officials say an 'emergency situation' caused two schools in Richmond to go on lock-down.

Westhampton Day School and St. Christopher's school closed their doors shortly after 9:00 Tuesday morning.

School officials say they went on lock-down because Henrico police were searching for a wanted suspect near the campuses.

The lock-down was lifted about an hour later.

No students were harmed.

It is also unclear if police caught the perpetrator.

School officials say the lock-down was executed as a precautionary action.

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