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Lockdown lifted at two Downtown Charleston schools

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Charleston Charter School for Math and Science, and Lowcountry Tech are locked down as a precaution. Charleston Charter School for Math and Science, and Lowcountry Tech are locked down as a precaution.

The precautionary lockdown at two Downtown Charleston schools is no longer in effect.

Charleston police say, Charleston Charter School for Math and Science, and Lowcountry Tech went back to normal operations around 10:00 a.m. Tuesday.

The schools went into lockdown mode after Charleston police chased two men down King Street. Officers caught one of them, but the other got away.

CPD spokesman Charles Francis could not immediately tell News 2 why police were chasing the two suspects, or the charges the one in custody will face.

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