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Two Midlands schools back to normal following lockdown during search for suspect

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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

Two Richland One schools are back to normal operations following a brief lockdown while the Richland County Sheriff's Department searched for a suspect in the area. 

According to Richland One spokeswoman Karen York, Millcreek Elementary School and Caughman Road Elementary were on modified lockdown during the search.

A modified lockdown means students and faculty can walk freely inside the school but cannot leave.

Sheriff's department spokesman Lt. Curtis Wilson said they were looking for a suspect wanted in a home invasion. He did not provide a description of the suspect, however. 

After about an hour, Wilson said the area had been cleared.

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