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Lockdown lifted at schools after two armed robberies

Posted at 8:57 AM, Jan 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-08 11:10:30-05

TULSA, Okla. — Officials with Tulsa Public Schools confirm a lockdown has been lifted at four schools following two armed robberies across Tulsa.

Tulsa Police officials say a women reported three men robbed her and took clothes and money from the Garnett Inn just after 7 a.m. Officers responded to the motel but could not find any robbers. Police said the victim "backed off" the story and didn't know where the suspects went.

Police did find signs of forced entry into a room at the Garnett Inn.

During another armed robbery at the Relax Inn, a caller said a man pointed a gun and stole personal items. It was unclear which direction the suspect went after the incident.

The schools on lockdown were Tulsa Honor Academy, Bell Elementary, McKinley Elementary, and Mitchell Elementary. The lockdown was lifted at about 9 a.m.

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