CANOGA PARK (CBS) — Authorities locked down two San Fernando Valley schools Thursday following a fugitive search.

Canoga Park Elementary summer school and Faith Baptist were locked down for nearly two hours while the suspect was on the loose.

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Police first caught the man around noon at a hotel after they searched the area of Topanga Canyon Boulevard to Farralone Avenue and Saticoy Street to Elkwood Street.

Officers tried to arrest the suspect on a warrant at that location, but he got into a scuffle with them and then ran off.

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Police set up a perimeter and locked down the schools.

They eventually brought in a canine unit. The dog went directly to the hotel room where officers attempted the initial arrest and found the man hiding.

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Besides facing the $20,000 misdemeanor warrant, the suspect now faces charges of battery on an officer.