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Tupelo school placed on partial lockdown

Police say the search for a burglary suspect led to a partial lockdown of Tupelo Middle School Wednesday afternoon.

Posted: Oct 20, 2017 3:08 PM
Updated: Oct 20, 2017 3:08 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Police say the search for a burglary suspect led to a partial lockdown of Tupelo Middle School Wednesday afternoon.

According to officers, the search occurred on North Industrial Road.

Two people were arrested and face misdemeanor charges.

The school district says the lockdown only lasted for five minutes.

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