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Suspect in lockdown surrendered to police

Posted 23 May 2013 at 5:27 pm

Press release, Albion Police Chief Roland Nenni

ALBION – On May 23, 2013 at 1:24 p.m., the Albion Police Department was dispatched to the Crimson Heights Apartment complex on Crimson Drive for a reported suicidal person armed with a firearm.

First arriving police units learned that an adult male had left the residence following a domestic dispute and that he was armed with a firearm. Police personnel were advised that the male had made phone contact with the Albion High School prior to their arrival in an attempt to speak with this child enrolled at the School.

As a precaution the Albion Central School District was notified of the incident and police personnel were placed at school campus entrances. The school then made the decision to place the school in Lock Down. The School District was given constant updates as the situation unfolded.

Police personnel were able to speak with the individual via cell phone which resulted in him surrendering to the police. Upon the individual being taken into custody, the Albion Central School District was notified and the school resumed normal school operations.

At no time did the individual make an attempt to travel to the school and he was not near the school when he was taken into custody.