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Norwich schools placed on 30-minute lockdown

Published May 10. 2013 4:00PM   Updated May 10. 2013 4:26PM

Norwich – The John B. Stanton Elementary School and Teachers Memorial Middle School were placed on lockdown for about 30 minutes Friday afternoon after a motorcyclist who was stopped by police fled into the woods.

The lockdown was precautionary, Norwich police said. It began at about 2:30 p.m. and was discontinued at about 3 p.m.

As of 4:15 p.m., police were still searching for the suspect and did not know his identity.

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