Sandymount Elementary School in Finksburg is currently on “lockout” due to a nearby gas station robbery.
A spokeswoman with Carroll County Public Schools defined a lockout as “business as usual” for the school, however no one can get in or out. The lockout went to effect around noon just as a precaution. The school system said parent were sent an alert.
A gas station nearby at Route 140 and Sandymount Road was robbed earlier Tuesday.