A search which forced three Manchester schools into lockdown Friday afternoon ended with two men being apprehended off Spencer Street.
Police were seeking 34 year old Michael McCarthy of Manchester for a probation violation.30 year old Joseph Bombardier was not wanted for criminal charges, but officers wanted to check on his well-being.
The men were seen in a wooded area off Love Lane and police believed one may have been armed.
Verplanck Elementary School along with Cheney Tech and East Catholic High School were locked down. Officials at Verplanck Elementary said students were allowed to leave in a “controlled dismissal”.
No one was injured.