BCSD: Nearby police operations put Hanahan school on temporary lockdown

Updated: Apr. 17, 2015 at 11:31 AM EDT
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BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Hanahan Elementary School was placed on an administrative lockdown for approximately 45 minutes on Friday morning because of nearby police operations.

A person who was believed to have been armed ran from North Charleston Police and U.S. Marshals in the area during a traffic stop according to Hanahan Police Lt. Michael Fowler.

The school went on lockdown from approximately 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m., Berkeley County School District spokesman Chip Sturgis said. The decision to put the school on lockdown was based on recommendations from law enforcement, he said.

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