JAMES ISLAND, S.C. (WCBD) – The Charleston County School District has confirmed a man was able to enter a Lowcountry middle school and interact with a student before being detained.
It happened Wednesday morning at Camp Road Middle School on James Island to Tiffany Nelson says it was her son the intruder made contact with.
Video surveillance shows the man did interact with a child, but there was no injury or threat to any student.
The school was placed on a Code Yellow lockdown until the situation was clear. The man was detained.
District officials say the man entered the school through a faulty door that did not latch properly. According to CCSD, that door has since been repaired.