TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office confirms they have two burglary suspects in custody who were involved in an incident that put a school on lock down Thursday.
The sheriff’s office, along with the Kansas Highway Patrol and Topeka Police Department, were searching for the suspects in the area between NE Brian Road and NE Meriden Road on NE 46th up to NE 54th Street.
K9 units and a KHP helicopter were also involved in the search, which lasted until 6 p.m. Thursday.
The two men jailed this morning are 19-year-old Dominic Smith and 18-year old Devonshay T.A. Hilleland. Both are from Topeka.
North Fairview Elementary School in the area was on a soft lockdown while crews looked for the suspects. The school was let out at 4:00 p.m.