Suspect sought after assault on Greensboro College employees caused lockdown

Greensboro College (File photo)

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Lockdowns at Greensboro College and Weaver Academy have been lifted.

Both schools were placed on lockdown on Tuesday afternoon.

According to a news release from Greensboro College, the school was locked down because of an assault on two school employees.

Both employees were taken to the hospital. There is no word on their conditions.

No weapon was used in the assault.

The suspect in the assault is still at large. The lockdown was lifted after Greensboro police confirmed that he was no longer on campus.

At 1:31 p.m., Greensboro College tweeted, “Campus is on immediate lockdown. This is not a drill.”

Greensboro College tweeted that the lockdown had been lifted at 2:10 p.m.

 

The lockdown at Weaver Academy was lifted shortly after the lockdown at Greensboro College.

A person at Weaver Academy told FOX8 they locked down the school because of the incident at nearby Greensboro College.