Dec 18, 2012 11:20 AM by Madelyn Monteath, KSBY News

Two Atascadero Elementary schools on lock-down as precautionary measure

The Atascadero Unified School District has currently placed two schools on lock down as a precautionary measure as the California Highway Patrol search for a man on the run.

Currently San Benito Elementary School and Del Rio Continuation High School are on lock down. The school district says the Atascadero Police suggested they take precautionary measures as the CHP and police search for a two suspects.

The CHP says a high speed pursuit started in Cayucos around 7:10 Tuesday morning. The man led police on a chase on Hwy. 46 West then heading toward Atascadero. That's when the suspect crashed his car and fled the scene on foot.

The CHP and Atascadero Police are currently searching for what is believed to be two suspects.

Anyone in the area is asked to stay inside and lock their doors.

KSBY has a crew headed to the scene.



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