Three schools locked down briefly while police search for burglary suspect


Maplewood Parent Cooperative School in Edmonds and College Place Elementary and Middle Schools in Lynnwood were locked down briefly late Tuesday morning while Edmonds police searched for a burglary suspect in the 7700 block of 203rd Street Southwest.

According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Shane Hawley, there was a heavy police presence in the area as officers and a K-9 unit searched for a residential burglary suspect who was known to the victim. The suspect, believed to be unarmed, wasn’t found, Hawley said.

All three schools were locked from 11:25 a.m.  to 11:48 a.m. as a precautionary measure, said Edmonds School District spokeswoman Debbie Jakala.


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