Precautionary Soft Lockdown at Two Henderson County Schools

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HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 23, 2022) – Out of an abundance of caution, local Law enforcement officials placed Hendersonville Elementary and Hendersonville Middle School on a Code Yellow (precautionary) lockdown Tuesday morning.

At approximately 10 am the lockdown went into place and was lifted at 10:40 am.. The precautionary lockdown was enacted following a traffic stop for a minor traffic offense in the area. The individual at the traffic stop fled the scene and was apprehended a short time later. Due to the proximity of the traffic stop to the schools, officers initiated the lockdown protocols.

There was no direct threat to the schools or the public.

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