Schools placed on lockdown after morning robbery

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Police searching for a suspect in a late morning robbery on Vaughn Road near Ida Bell Young park, Monday, had two private schools placed on temporary lockdown.

The Montgomery Police Department says a man approached the victim and demanded property. He then fled in a vehicle heading eastbound on Vaughn Road.

As a precaution Saint James and Catholic High Schools were put on lockdown while police searched the area.

The suspect remains at large.

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