Shortly after 11:30 am, Lawrence County Dispatch received a call from the Imboden Area Charter School  reporting a suspicious male who was hiding in the bushes near the school.  When he was approached the male stated that he was hiding from the police.

The Imboden Area Charter School immediately instated their lock down procedure for the school.

Lawrence County Deputies were notified.  The man hiding was described as a white male wearing a red shirt and blue jeans.  Lawrence County dispatch remained on the line with school administration who had sight of the suspect.

When deputies arrived on scene they discovered the suspect still on the premises. He was taken into custody and identified as Ricky Duncan out of Pocahontas.  Duncan was discovered to have a warrant in Lawrence County.

Duncan was taken to the Lawrence County Jail to await formal charges.

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