Lockdown lifted on Hampton elementary school after report of armed suspect; suspect in custody

Posted at 4:36 PM, Feb 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-05 17:56:47-05

HAMPTON, Va. – The lockdown on Luther W. Machen Elementary School has been lifted, the Hampton Police Division said.

Photo: Hampton Police Division

The school was placed on lockdown Tuesday after an armed person was spotted in the area.

Police say the suspect is now in custody.

There is no further information.

This story will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.

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