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Carroll Co elementary school on "lockout" due to nearby robbery

Posted at 1:04 PM, Jan 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-31 13:04:41-05

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.