Fugitive Taken Into Custody in Pico Rivera; School Lockdown Lifted

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Federal agents took a fugitive into custody in Pico Rivera on Monday, ending a lockdown at nearby South Ranchito Elementary School, officials said.

The man, identified as Alejandro Carnalla, was found hiding in an abandoned home, according to officials with the US Marshals Services.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department told the school at 5241 Passons Boulevard to go on lockdown about 3:15 p.m., according to a school worker. The lockdown was lifted about 5:20 p.m.

Parents were allowed to pick up their children.

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