Two northeast Richland County schools are on lockdown while deputies search for a student who may have a weapon.
Richland Northeast High School and Conder Elementary School are both on lockdown, according to the Sheriff’s Department. The incident happened around 1 p.m.
Deputies were speaking with the juvenile on the 2100 block of Faraway Drive regarding the student possibly having a weapon, officials said. The juvenile took off running. It’s unknown what school the juvenile attends, or if he or she had a weapon.
The schools were placed on lockdown as a precaution, deputies said.
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