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Wakelon Elementary School in Zebulon briefly on lockdown

Posted April 8, 2014

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— Wakelon Elementary School in Zebulon was on a precautionary lockdown for part of Tuesday as authorities searched the surrounding area for a suspect in a breaking and entering.

The "Code Yellow" lockdown, which was in effect from around 9:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., meant outdoor activities were suspended, and doors and windows were locked, the Wake County Public School System said.

A spokesman for the Wake County Sheriff's Office said authorities were tracking the suspect with a K-9 unit but were unable to find him.

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  • Barbara Sossomon Apr 8, 2014
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    Briefly? 4 hours and 15 minutes, is BRIEF? Good Grief!

  • pappy1 Apr 8, 2014

    "might?"

  • NCishome Apr 8, 2014

    Glad the dogs are in the back yard...Grrr....

  • bushido2298 Apr 8, 2014

    Just the school doing the right thing while the police do their job, kudos to both!
    Don't spin this too hard RAL ok?