Thu May 23, 2013
Update: Webb Middle, Elementary Schools Lockdown Lifted
Update: The lockdown at Webb Middle and primary schools has been lifted, according to AISD officials. Schools will resume a regular schedule. APD was not immediately available to confirm whether or not the suspect has been apprehended.
Original Story (12:18 p.m.): Webb Middle and primary schools are on lock down as Austin Police search for a possibly armed suspect in the St. Johns/I-35 area, according to Austin Independent School District.
The man is suspected to be connected to a woman who tried to cash a forged check this morning on the 6400 block of US-290.
Police apprehended the woman at a nearby gas station, and the man disappeared on foot. Police have deployed canine and air support to find the man. They are asking people to avoid the area.
This is a developing story.