Suspect search keeps Blount Co. students at school

Some students in Blount County are being kept at school this afternoon because of a search for a suspect. {}The system's superintendent says notification of the search was given late in the school day. {}There's no word on why the suspect is wanted.

Bus service is being held up at Hayden's elementary, middle, and high schools. {}It's also being held at elementary and high schools in Cleveland. {}Bus service will resume once law enforcement officers give the all-clear.

Many students are contacting their parents to pick them up at school.

Classes are in session during the MLK holiday because of a compressed schedule.