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Officials: Berkeley County schools off lockdown

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

A spokeswoman for the Berkeley County School District says Berkeley Elementary and Berkeley High Schools were placed on lockdown because of a suspicious person in the surrounding area Friday morning.

According to the Moncks Corner Police Department, they were looking for a suspect who assaulted another man.

School officials say police have apprehended the suspect. Both Berkeley Elementary School and Berkeley High School have been taken off lockdown.

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