Oxford School District is on lockdown. Oxford Police Department is searching the area for a wanted suspect. The department did not specify what the person is wanted for.
Officers did say the suspect has no ties to the school. The suspect was last seen near Highway 6 and Highway 7.
The Oxford Police Department confirmed on Twitter that the school district was on lockdown as they search the area for a wanted suspect.
UPDATE: The Oxford Police Department has concluded their search and confirmed that the suspect is not in the area. The Oxford School District lockdown will be lifted.
The lockdown began early Monday morning.
Oxford School District
The Oxford School District is a public school district based in Oxford, Mississippi, USA. The Village Apartments, family housing of the University of Mississippi, is zoned to the district. It consists of seven total schools and a total of 3,356 students.