Clark County school locked down briefly due to police investigation

The Springfield-Clark CTC was locked down briefly due to a police investigation nearby.
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The Springfield-Clark CTC was locked down briefly due to a police investigation nearby.

A police investigation nearby the Springfield-Clark Career Technology Center led school leaders to put the building on lock down for about nine minutes Friday morning.

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Springfield police said there was a report of an armed man around an apartment complex near John Street. The school was put on lock down from 9:02 a.m. to 9:11 a.m, Superintendent Rick Smith said.

“We heard there was an incident near the school,” Smith said. “We decided to go into a shelter in place until we found out what was going on.”

Investigators said they checked the scene on John Street and found nothing.

Students then resumed their regular class schedule.