Appomattox Sheriff's Department searching for suspect

UPDATE: It has been confirmed by Campbell County law enforcement that the suspect, Brandon Shane Holton, has no connection to this morning's incident that prompted schools in Appomattox County to announce a temporary lockdown. The lockdown had been lifted before noon. However, Holton is still being sought as of this report. 

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According to reports, the Appomattox County Sheriff's Department is searching for Brandon Shane Holton, who is wanted for abduction by force, grand larceny, and robbery.

Attempts to reach authorities at the sheriff's office were unsuccessful. There is no word as of yet if this search is related to the search conducted earlier today that compelled schools in Appomattox County to enforce a soft lockdown. Those lockdowns had been lifted before noon today. 

Anyone with information may call 434-352-8241 or the confidential tip line at 434-352-3995.