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Newberry schools put on lockdown during manhunt

Alachua county sheriff’s deputies are searching an area in Newberry for a man who is wanted for a stabbing.
Published: May. 23, 2022 at 12:54 PM EDT
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NEWBERRY, Fla. (WCJB) - Alachua County Sheriff’s deputies searched in Newberry for a man who was wanted in connection to a stabbing.

Monday morning, Oakview Middle School and Newberry High School were placed on secure alert. During the lockdown, no one was allowed or off campus.

Residents nearby received an automated call to stay inside their homes.

Deputies searched in the area of 266th Street, just north of State Road 26. They have since called off the manhunt but a warrant has been issued.

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