Man found trespassing on Y-12 grounds

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Y-12 Security officers caught a man riding his bike on a patrol road at the plant. It happened just after 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

Officers said the man did not enter the high security area of the plant, but crossed a fence clearly marked no trespassing. He was detained and the case was turned over to the Oak Ridge Police Department.

Y-12 then entered an elevated state of security, with extensive canine patrols checking the area. No other trespassers were found.

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