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Some schools in Puyallup locked down while police search for car thief

Post by Adam Lynn / The News Tribune on May 31, 2013 at 8:43 am |
May 31, 2013 8:44 am

UPDATE: Lockdown has been lifted. Man located and arrested on suspicion of multiple crimes, Puyallup police report.

PREVIOUS POST: Puyallup High School and Meeker Elementary School are locked down this morning while police search for a man suspected of driving a stolen car, authorities said.

The man was fleeing Pierce County sheriff’s deputies when he crashed the car, got out and fled on foot near the schools.

There is no immediate threat to the schools, but police asked school officials to lock up the buildings as a precaution.



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