Tehachapi elementary school on lockdown following pursuit

Posted at 10:22 AM, Apr 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-26 17:05:16-04

UPDATE (April 26, 2017 1:25 p.m.): Tompkins Elementary School was taken off lockdown around 10:35 a.m. The school resumed regular schedule at that time.


Tompkins Elementary School in Tehachapi was put on lockdown Wednesday morning around 9 a.m.

Suspects stole a car and ditched it near the school at 1225 Alder Street after driving through the crosswalk.

The suspect is held up in a home nearby. No kids were hurt.