UPDATE: Lockdown lifted without incident at Ooltewah Elementary
COLLEGEDALE, TN. (WRCB) -- Administrators at Ooltewah Elementary School say the school was not the target of a threat during a lockdown Tuesday morning.
The school was placed on lockdown, while Collegedale police searched the area for a suspect who tried to break in to several units at a nearby storage facility.
Authorities say the lockdown was out of an abundance of caution.
Police Chief Brian Hickman says the suspect was arrested a short time later and charged with attempted burglary and vandalism.
The lockdown was lifted.
Hickman says the suspect's name is being withheld for further investigation.