Lockdown Lifted at Two Norwich Schools

An elementary school and a middle school in Norwich were in lockdown as police searched for someone they said fled during a motor vehicle stop.

The John B. Stanton Network Elementary School and the Teachers’ Memorial School were locked down for about an hour as a precaution.  Students were not dismissed on time because of the lockdown.

Police said officers stopped a motorcycle and the man jumped off the bike and fled into the woods.

The lockdown was lifted around 4 p.m.

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