Kernersville, N.C. -- The Kernersville Police Department placed Kernersville Elementary on lockdown Thursday afternoon after receiving information about an assault involving a man with a shotgun in an area near the school.
The lockdown lasted for 15 minutes after police found out the man had left the area of Dobson Street in Kernersville. Police later stopped a car on West Mountain Street where they found the man inside the car where he was arrested.
They're not releasing the man's name at this time due to pending criminal charges.
WFMY News 2/Kernersville Police Department