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Johnston County School Locked Down After Robbery

Posted February 14, 2008 12:19 p.m. EST

— 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.