KWTX reported that an elementary school in Harker Heights was on lockdown Wednesday while authorites were searching for a suspect in the nearby area.

Harker Heights authorities were searching high and low for a suspect who was in close proximity to the school; which led to the school being on lockdown.

The school on lockdown was Mountain View Elementary School, and the school is located at 500 Mountain Lion Rd in Harker Heights. A spokesman of the district said, the school went into lockdown around 12:10 p.m.. The lockdown was ended shortly, after the Harker Heights authorities were able to bring the suspect into custody. The school reached out to parents through voice messages, to notify them of the lockdown that took place.

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