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Lockdown at Sandy Elem. lifted; all children and employees safe

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Posted at 12:58 PM, Feb 19, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-19 16:29:31-05

SANDY, Utah — A lockdown at Sandy Elementary School was lifted Tuesday afternoon as of 1:45.

The school was placed on lockdown as police were searching for a bank robbery suspect in the area.

According to Sgt. Jon Arnold, Sandy Police Department, police have been at a home close to the school in pursuit of the suspect.

A sister of the suspect told police she thought she saw a man with clothing and a build similar to that of the suspect walking toward the school, Arnold said.