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Man arrested after Karns High lockdown

Published: Nov. 12, 2018 at 1:12 PM EST
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The Knox County Sheriff's Office said an 18-year-old was arrested and charged with criminal trespass near Karns High School Monday.

KCSO said Daniel Bell was arrested for aggravated criminal trespass and has a bond of $2,000.

Both Karns High and Ball Camp Elementary were on lockdown as an investigation occurred Monday morning. Initially, KCSO tweeted that a threat was under investigation, but later, KCSO Communications Director Kimberly Glenn said no threat was made.

KCSO said Karns High went on a lockdown around 11:00 a.m. Monday.

An e-mail addressed to parents and guardians of Ball Camp Elementary students stated the school is on a soft lockdown.

"Out of an abundance of caution, Ball Camp Elementary School is currently on a soft lockdown due to an unfolding situation in the community, Principal Sara Brengle said in an e-mail. "Instruction and activities within the building are continuing as normal."

{UPDATE} 4:30 Suspect from Karns High School Daniel Bell arrested for Aggravated Criminal Trespass $2000 Bond After...

Posted by Knox County Sheriff's Office on Monday, November 12, 2018

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