Suspect arrested after authorities advise people to 'shelter in place' during manhunt

Christopher Thomas McLemore (Spalding County Sheriff's Office)

Spalding County deputies said a wanted, possibly armed man was safely apprehended on Friday afternoon after a manhunt.

The Spalding County Sheriff's Office said deputies were searching for a Christopher Thomas McLemore, who fled from them on Moreland Road, at around 11:15 a.m. 

Police didn't explain why they were after McLemore.

Authorities said they'd captured McLemore about three hours after advising locals to "shelter in place." 

According to online records, McLemore was arrested within the past two years in Coweta County on drug possession charges.