The East Brunswick Police requested that the district implement a “Shelter-in-Place” at all facilities due to an active police investigation in town.
Police say the shelter in place is a precautionary measure to keep all students and staff safe while continuing regular operations.
Officials say South River Public Schools were also sheltering in place at around noon.
According to police began a search for Mr. Lee Nadeau Jr, 53, who they said was involved in “several domestic violence incidents” on Wednesday night and Thursday night around Middlesex County.
Police say the suspect was wanted by several agencies after “multiple police pursuits” while operating a stolen car that was found in East Brunswick.
Police described Nadeau Jr. as a white male, about 5 feet and 10 inches 100, weighing approximately pounds, with salt and pepper color hair and a goatee. He was last seen wearing a dark jacket and blue jeans.
Police advised residents not to attempt to confront or apprehend this individual.
Police asked anyone with information is asked to please contact the East Brunswick Police Department at 732-390-6900.