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Florida Schools Lockdown to Find Robbery Suspect

Aired April 26, 2001 - 10:44   ET

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LINDA STOUFFER, CNN ANCHOR: We're following a breaking story right now out of Florida I want to bring you up to date on. Two schools are in lockdown right now. We can show you a live picture out of Hollywood, Florida -- this is in south Florida; Hollywood, Florida is north of Miami.

Two schools -- a middle school and an elementary school are in lockdown, we are told, so that police can find an armed homicide suspect. Now, we do not know at this point why they might believe this person could be on one of the school properties, but we can tell you what we're learning from our affiliate WSVN in south Florida is that both of those schools are in lockdown right now until they can be cleared by police.

Now, you're looking at a live picture out of Hollywood, Florida brought by our affiliate WSVN. And we have a bit of an update for you now. We are now told that the suspect that they're looking for is a robbery suspect. Again, it's affecting two schools, a middle school and an elementary school -- the schools in lockdown until police can really check the whole area and give school officials the OK to open things up again.

We've been seeing in these pictures, police officers walking around the grounds right there. Again, this from Hollywood, Florida, a developing situation. Police looking for a robbery suspect, and this is affecting two schools. We'll keep you up-to-date on this story.

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