Man caught trespassing on Y-12 grounds detained

Man caught trespassing on Y-12 grounds detained


OAK RIDGE (WATE) - A man was detained Saturday afternoon by Y-12 security after officers found him riding his bike on a patrol road.

It happened just after 2 p.m. on Y-12's North Patrol Road.

Security officials say the man did not enter the high security area of the plant. Officials say the man crossed a fence clearly marked for no trespassing. He was detained and turned over to the Oak Ridge Police Department.

As a precaution, Y-12 entered a heightened state of security. Extensive canine patrol sweeps were also initiated. No other trespassers were found.

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