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Two Alhambra Unified schools placed on two-hour lockdown

Photo of San Gabriel High School via Google Street View.

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Alhambra , CA United States

Two schools were placed on lockdown Friday morning, while the Alhambra Police Department and the San Gabriel Police Department with an investigation.

San Gabriel High School and Martha Baldwin Elementary School were affected by the lockdown, according to Alhambra Unified School District spokesperson Toby Gilbert, while both Alhambra and San Gabriel police departments pursued three suspects in the area. The lockdown started at around 11 a.m. and ended around 1:20 p.m.

The police pursued the suspects on the ground and via helicopter, but were not able to apprehend them, the Alhambra police announced on Facebook. They were able to retrieve the vehicle and evidence that the suspects left behind.

Around 1,000 students at Martha Baldwin and around 2,300 students at San Gabriel were affected by the lockdown. Martha Baldwin students had an early release afterward, while San Gabriel High School resumed classes.

Updated 5:10 p.m. with more details from the Alhambra Police Department Facebook.

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