Lockdown lifted after search for suspects in shoplifting case


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MOORE, Okla. – An elementary school in Moore was temporarily on lockdown after five suspects ran away after a high-speed chase.

Around 12:50 p.m., police attempted to pull over a vehicle that was reportedly stolen.

Police say the five people inside the car were suspects in a local shoplifting case.

However, the driver refused to stop and led police on a chase.

A few minutes later, the car stopped near Telephone Rd. and S.W. 19th.

Five people exited the vehicle and ran away.

Four of them were captured and taken into custody.

However, another suspect remains on the loose.

Officials temporarily placed Plaza Towers Elementary School on lockdown as police searched for the last suspect.

The lockdown was later lifted.

However, the final suspect remains on the loose, police say.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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