• Schools placed on lockdown after armed robbery in Pierce County, deputies say

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    PIERCE COUNTY - Three schools in Pierce County were placed on lockdown while deputies searched for an armed robbery suspect Thursday, the Pierce County Sheriff's Department said

    Just after 11 a.m., deputies and a K-9 searched for the person who they say robbed a cashier at a Fred Meyer in the South Hill Neighborhood

    The lockdowns at Brouillet Elementary School, Carson Elementary School and Stahl Middle School were lifted around noon, officials said. 

    Deputies did not provide an update on the search for the armed robbery suspect. 

    KIRO 7 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. 

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