Lock Down Over at Dayton Schools
DAYTON, May 3, 2013 - In a lengthy interview with Dayton Police Chief Pete Douzat conducted this afternoon Douzat related what led to the lock down of Dayton Schools south of US 90 which started around 10:35 AM today and concluded around mid-afternoon.
According to Douzat, the City of Dayton Police was notified by the Liberty Police Department that a stolen vehicle was headed toward Dayton A Dayton Police Officer spotted the vehicle and pursued it attempting to make a traffic stop. The vehicle fled through Dayton and turned south on SH 146 and turned into the second driveway at Trinity Valley Tractor and crashed their vehicle.
Two Hispanic males of unknown identity bailed out of the vehicle and fled on foot.
With Officers pursuing these suspect and the close proximity to Kimmie Brown School as a precaution the school was placed on lock down.
As the suspects were tracked by blood hounds and the search area widened, all Dayton Schools on the south side of US 90 were ultimately placed on lockdown as a precaution to insure the safety of the students.
Tracking dogs were able to find some articles discarded by the suspects.
It was ultimately determined the suspects were no longer in the area and most likely had been picked up by a vehicle leaving the area.
The lock down was discontinued and the identity of the suspects is not known.
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