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Strong Elementary School goes on lockdown Thursday morning

According to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, a man came to the school and attempted to force his way into the building.
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STRONG, Maine — The Strong Elementary School went on lockdown for an hour Thursday morning.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Christian Richards, 27, came to the school and demanded to pull his child from class.

It is alleged Richards began banging on windows and attempted to force his way into the school which led staff to lockdown.

Richards was arrested on charges of terrorizing and threatening.