Man arrested near northeast Charlotte elementary school

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A northeast Charlotte elementary school was placed on a temporary lockdown due to police activity Friday afternoon, police said.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, a suspect with an outstanding warrant was pulled over on I-85 north near Ridge Road. The suspect jumped and ran from the vehicle into a wooded area, forcing officials to put Stoney Creek Elementary on lockdown during their search.

A CMPD K9 officer located the suspect, who was bit by the officer. Police have not identified the suspect at this time. 

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