Police manhunt leads to lockdown of Ridgefield High School

Police manhunt leads to lockdown of Ridgefield High School
A Ridgefield police officer and a sheriff deputy arrest a man during an investigation of a home invasion robbery on Thursday afternoon. (Troy Wayrynen/The Columbian)

RIDGEFIELD, Wash. -- Four suspects were arrested Thursday afternoon following a police manhunt that included the lockdown of Ridgefield High School.

Ridgefield police said officers were chasing an armed suspect who fled with three others from a traffic stop about 2:30 p.m.

While police were searching for the suspects, an occupied home nearby was broken into, police said. The suspect fled from there.

Soon after, police used a tracking dog and captured the suspect and three others, authorities said.

The high school is no longer in lockdown.

This story will be updated as more information comes available.