Mountain View youth center on lockdown for weapons search

Mountain View Youth Center

DANDRIDGE (WATE) – Mountain View Youth Development Center in Dandridge is on lockdown due to a weapons search, according to state officials.

Tennessee Department of Children’s Services spokesman Rob Johnson says they asked for help from the Department of Correction for assistance in an effort to keep staff and students safe.

Johnson says the search is expected to take several hours. No other information has been released.

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