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UPDATE: Suspect Flees Officers Serving Warrant

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Update: at 2:25 p.m., the Kenilworth Police Department wrote on Facebook that the "suspect has been apprehended by KPD officers and there is no further cause for alarm."

Update: The Kenilworth Police Department was reached for an update on the situation at 11:34 a.m. No one was available for comment at this time.

KENILWORTH, NJ – According to the Breaking News Network, Kenilworth Schools are on lockdown due to a male who fled the county sheriff officers while serving a warrant at 9:16 a.m.

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However, Dispatcher Castle at the Kenilworth Police Department said it was not a lockdown.

“It wasn’t a lockdown,” she said. “They were just keeping the students inside while an officer was serving a warrant.” 

A Breaking News Network update at 9:23 a.m. reads, "Multiple agencies searching for a suspect who fled a residence, Sheriffs Officers who were attempting to serve a fugitive warrant."

The officers are pursuing the suspect on foot.

TAPinto Kenilworth will continue to update the story as it develops.

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