UPDATE: The precautionary lockdowns at Boyd-Buchanan School and Brainerd High School have been lifted according to school officials.


PREVIOUS STORY: Two Hamilton County Schools were placed on precautionary lock-down this afternoon as police search for a theft suspect.

Officers were called to 5401 Brainerd Road shortly before 1pm, where a foot pursuit began.

Brainerd High School was placed on brief lockdown. Boyd-Buchanan School remains on a precautionary lockdown.

Officers are in the area searching for the suspect.

Stay with Channel 3 for more on this developing story.