Clinton elementary school evacuated due to standoff across the street

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Southwest Elementary School had to evacuate its students on Wednesday, because of a standoff across the street from the school.

Clinton police went to apprehend a suspect on a warrant near the school. The suspect threatened to harm others or himself, however.

Southwest Elementary School says students are not in immediate danger and that they are cooperating with law enforcement and taking safety precautions.

The suspect was taken into custody without incident.

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