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UPDATE: Lockdown lifted without incident at Ooltewah Elementary

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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.


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