Lockdown lifted for Harmony Grove School District

Staff Writer

According to Harmony Grove High School Principal Chad Withers, the lockdown has been lifted. No further information at this time.


According to Saline County Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt. Joe Traylor, a deputy made contact with an individual at the intersection of U.S. 67 and Arkansas 229. During the interaction, the deputy discovered what is believed to be an explosive device attached to the individual's clothing.

The district was placed on lockdown due to the proximity of the incident.

Traylor added that the Little Rock Bomb Squad is in route.

Traylor said he could not confirm if the individual is in custody at this time.

More information will be released once they become available.