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Johnston County School Locked Down After Robbery

Posted February 14, 2008

— A Johnston County high school was locked down Thursday morning after an armed robbery happened nearby.

The Dollar Store was robbed around 11 a.m., and the person responsible escaped on foot, officials said.

As a precaution, the assistant superintendent for Johnston County schools locked down Princeton High, 101 Dr. Donnie H. Jones Blvd.

Parents were welcome to pick up their children any time.


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  • tulips4445 Feb 14, 2008

    not the only k-12 left but close

  • RealityAddict Feb 14, 2008

    High aspirations in robbing a $ store! LOL @ 11 am in the morning they are bound to have a whole 20 bucks. This is got to be on world dumbest criminals!

  • newmommy06 Feb 14, 2008

    As if Valentine's day at schools is not crazy enough...

  • 39 going on 25 Feb 14, 2008

    The only school left in NC (I think) that is K-12.

  • terriersrfun Feb 14, 2008

    "Parents were welcome to pick up their children any time." Doesn't that defeat the purpose of a "lockdown"?

  • casp3r Feb 14, 2008

    Of all places you are going to rob the dollar store?