Partial lockdown lifted at Newport News elementary school

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- A Newport News elementary school was briefly placed on a partial lockdown Wednesday morning.

Police say a man and woman were driving in the car, when the man called police, saying the woman wouldn't let him out.  The woman claimed the man was suicidal.  

Their vehicle crashed at Industrial Drive and Jefferson Avenue. The man reportedly jumped out of the vehicle, ran down the street, and was seen screaming at the corner of Richneck Road and Jefferson Avenue.

Nearby McIntosh Elementary was placed on partial lockdown as a precaution.

Police are still searching for the man.

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