UPDATE @ 8:49 a.m.
The lockdown at three Middletown schools has been lifted, the district tweeted.
Update (9/4/2019, 8:47 AM): The lockdown at MHS, MMS, and Central has been lifted. Thank you @MPDOhio for keeping our students and staff safe! #MiddieRising— Middletown Schools (@MiddletownOH) September 4, 2019
Three Middletown schools went on lockdown this morning “due to police activity in the neighborhood,” the district said. Police said they were searching for a suspect in the area.
The district tweeted about the lockdown this morning.
Attention (9/4/19): The High School, Middle School & Central Academy are on lockdown due to police activity in the neighborhood. We will update the community when we hear from our local law enforcement. The lockdown is out of precaution. @MHSMiddieTweets @MMSMiddies @Central_MCSD— Middletown Schools (@MiddletownOH) September 4, 2019
We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more.