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Lockdown lifted for Medina Central School District Tuesday morning

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Posted at 8:59 AM, Jun 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-13 11:02:18-04

The Medina Central School District superintendent's office confirms all Medina Central Schools were in lockdown Tuesday morning. The lockdown has since been lifted.

Police went to issue a warrant to Willie Drisdom, 38, who fled, leading to a foot pursuit and prompting the lockdown, according to the superintendent's office.

School officials say there was no threat to the school, but Drisdom was believed to be in the area of the schools. Village of Medina Police Department were looking for the man in the area of South Avenue and West Oak Orchard Street.

All students, teachers and staff were ordered to stay inside the school.

The lockdown was lifted at 9:49 a.m. after police were unable to find the suspect after a thorough search of the area.

Police say Drisdom is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds.