YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio (WDTN) - Extra patrols are roaming Yellow Springs overnight Thursday into Friday morning after reports of a gunman at Antioch College.
A lockdown at Antioch College campus and a children's day camp was lifted around 4:00. It was triggered after a man carrying a handgun was spotted at the Glen Helen Nature Preserve.
Major Eric Spicer with the Greene County Sheriff's Office told 2 NEWS the man, described as in his mid 20s and dressed in camouflage, was seen near the education center around noon. He is about 6 feet tall with dark brown hair.
Spicer did not confirm whether counselors at the center had face-to-face contact with the man, but did say the man was belligerent and authorities were called.
K-9 units were brought in and Greene County deputies, officers from the Yellow Springs and Cedarville police departments, and Ohio Department of Resources officials all joined in the search, but the suspect was not found.
Spicer said deputies will have patrols in the area throughout the night looking for the man and the public is asked to keep watch for anyone suspicious in the area. Police urge you to call 911 should you see anything suspicious.
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