Lynnville Elementary, Tecumseh Jr./Sr. High School, and Elberfeld Elementary were placed in a perimeter lockdown after a reported armed robbery a few blocks from Lynnville Elementary. Warrick County Sheriff Brett Kruse says it happened around 9:20 AM at a home on East 2nd Street. The victim told deputies a man tried to steal her truck, but ended up pinning her against her garage with her vehicle. The victim told deputies the robber was a caucasian man with long hair and a beard. The robber was reportedly wearing a camouflage jacket and a backpack at the time.
Warrick Co. Schools Asst. Superintendent Todd Armstrong says Tecumseh and Elberfeld went into a secure mode because school officials received word the robber was headed west from the scene.
UPDATE: Warrick County Dispatch tells Eyewitness News that all three schools, which had been placed under lockdown, have been given the all clear. What's NOT clear is whether a suspect is in custody.
We are continuing to follow this story and will bring you new information as it becomes available.
UPDATE: The Warrick County Sheriff's Office says the incident began just before 9:30 Wednesday morning, when a man tried to steal a truck from a home on 2nd Street in Lynnville. Deputies say a woman ended up being pinned by the truck. She was taken to a local hospital. It's not sure how serious her injuries are, but she told investigators she did not know her attacker.
The suspect is described as a caucasian man with a scruffy beard. He was last seen wearing a camouflage jacket.
Lynnville Elementary, Elberfeld Elementary and Tecumseh Junior/Senior High School remain on lockdown as the investigation continues.
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School officials tell Eyewitness News that Lynnville Elementary, Elberfeld Elementary and Tecumseh Junior/Senior High School are all on lockdown following a domestic situation involving a possible injury.
Few details are being released at this point, but Warrick County Assistant School Superintendent Todd Armstrong says the incident took place on 2nd Street in Lynnville.
We have a crew on the way to Warrick County and will bring you the very latest information as it becomes available and on Eyewitness News at Noon.