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Security Tight At Purchase, Blind Brook Schools Following Chase

HARRISON, N.Y.  - Security was tighter than usual Thursday at Purchase and Blind Brook schools while police searched for a man they said tried to run an officer of the road Wednesday night, Lohud reported .

The report described the suspect as possibly a Jamaican national and standing about 5-feet-6-inches tall with a slim build. The report said the man has a violent history, though it was unclear whether he was armed.

Harrison’s Purchase School was keeping pupils inside Thursday, though people were being allowed to come and go because police were on the scene, Lohud reported.

Schools in the Blind Brook district were on lockdown, Lohud reported.

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