South LA Elementary Schools Locked Down After Armed Robbery Report

A reported armed robbery sparked the lockdowns

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    An aerial view of police activity during a search that prompted school lockdowns in a South LA neighborhood Tuesday Nov. 12, 2013.

    An elementary school in South Los Angeles remained locked down at noon Tuesday after a report of an armed robbery shuttered multiple Los Angeles Unified School District campuses.

    Three Los Angeles Unified School District schools in a South LA neighborhood were locked down Tuesday morning after a report of an armed robbery.

    Lockdown orders have been lifted for Miller and Wadsworth elementary schools, and Wanda Mikes Primary Center. Harmony Elementary School remained on lockdown, according to a spokeswoman with LAUSD.

    Authorities are still searching for an armed robber near Avalon Boulevard and 41st Street (map), south of downtown Los Angeles. The armed robbery was reported at or near a recycling center.

    Police perimeters and their search for the subject were still active by noon, according to a Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson.

    No sightings of the subject have been reported on the school campuses, located east of the 110 Freeway.

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