Lockdown at Torrington schools lifted - CBS 5 - KPHO

Lockdown at Torrington schools lifted

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TORRINGTON, CT (WFSB) -

Three elementary schools and the central office in Torrington were placed into lockdown for a brief period of time Friday afternoon after police pursued a suspect in the area.

St. Peter/St. Francis, Vogel-Wetmore and Forbes schools as well as the board of education central office on Migeon Avenue were placed in a lockdown.

School officials said the students were released on a rolling dismissal until the lockdown was lifted.

Police have not released any details on the police pursuit at this time, but said the suspect is in their custody.

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