UPDATE: Employee makes unauthorized entry into Naval Station Great Lakes prompting lockdown

UPDATE: Employee makes unauthorized entry into Naval Station Great Lakes prompting lockdown

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Updated: 12:52 p.m. on January 24, 2020

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (CBS 58) -- he lockdown at Naval Station Great Lakes was lifted at 12 p.m.

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Updated: 10:40 a.m. on January 24, 2020

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (CBS 58) -- The Naval Station Great Lakes says it went on lockdown Friday morning after a car made an unauthorized entry into the base.

According to military officials, the driver did not follow directions at the gate.

The driver was found and is an employee with authorized access. The vehicle and surrounding area is continuing to be swept by military working dogs.

There were no injuries or property damage.

As of 10:45 a.m., the base remained on lockdown.

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Updated: 10:07 a.m. on January 24, 2020

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (CBS 58) -- Naval Station Great Lakes says a person is in custody and being questioned Friday morning.

The base remains on lockdown as the area is being swept by military working dogs. 

This is a developing story, stay with CBS 58 on-air and online for updates.

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Posted: 8:08 a/m/ on January 24, 2020

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (CBS 58) -- Naval Station Great Lakes is on lockdown Friday morning.

According to a post on Facebook, all personnel are being asked to take cover inside.

The naval station says it is looking for a gate runner.

Naval Station Great Lakes is around 15 miles south of the Wisconsin border. 

This is a developing story, stay with CBS 58 on-air and online for updates.

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