2 Osceola County schools placed on lockdowns while deputies search for wanted person

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — Two schools were placed under lockdowns Tuesday afternoon while deputies searched for a wanted person near the campuses, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office said.


The Sheriff’s Office said Narcoossee Elementary and Narcoossee Middle schools were placed under “yellow” status lockdowns out of an abundance of caution.

The agency said the person has an active arrest warrant.

Read: 2 New Smyrna Beach schools placed on lockdown after reports of a gun possibly being on campus

“The suspect is wanted for a non-violent crime, and there is no active danger or threat in the area,” the agency said. “The presence of law enforcement is simply to locate the individual suspect.”

Earlier Tuesday, two schools were placed on lockdowns in New Smyrna Beach. Click here to read more about that.

Another school in Orange County was also placed on a lockdown, but that scene has since been cleared. Click here to read more about that.

Read: Deputies investigate possible threat at Oak Ridge High School

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Jason Kelly

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Jason Kelly joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2014. He serves as the station's Digital Executive Producer.

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