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Early Co. man arrested after running from officer, prompting lockdown

Samuel Lyles, 35, was arrested Thursday night when officers found him hiding in the yard at his mother's house. (Source: Early County Sheriff's Office) Samuel Lyles, 35, was arrested Thursday night when officers found him hiding in the yard at his mother's house. (Source: Early County Sheriff's Office)
EARLY CO., GA (WALB) -

An Early County man is facing charges after running from an officer Thursday afternoon, causing a school lockdown. 

Samuel Lyles, 35, was arrested Thursday night when officers found him hiding in the yard at his mother's house. 

The Early County Sheriff's department got a call that Lyles was threatening another person with a gun. 

Officers tried to apprehend Lyles in the parking lot of a local hotel.

They said he began to run from the officers.

The investigation is still underway. 

It's not clear yet if he will face more charges.

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