Police seek suspect near Hanahan Elementary, Trident Tech

Hanahan Elementary School was on administrative lockdown for about 45 minutes Friday moring as authorities searched for an armed man.

The shutdown at about 10 a.m. was based on law enforcement recommendations while North Charleston and Hanahan police departments conducted operations near the school campus, according to the Berkeley County School District.

Trident Technical College sent out a text message and automatic phone call saying that police were seeking a suspect last seen at Stokes and Railroad avenues who was considered armed and dangerous. The text described the suspect as a black male with short hair, 6-foot-2, wearing a black, long-sleeved shirt.

Anyone who sees him is asked to call 911 or 843-574-6911.