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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

UPDATE: Lockdown has been lifted from Follin Avenue area, situation contained. 

MOUNT VERNON - MVPD has sent out an alert for residents in the Follin Avenue area to stay indoors. As of 10:35 p.m. Thursday police were in that area due to a possible barricade situation.  

As MVPD makes more information available KnoxPages.com will report it.

On Wednesday, MVPD was searching for a suspect they say stole a vehicle which was found in the Follin Avenue area. That suspect fled police. No word if this barricade situation is related.

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