HAYWARD (CBS SF) — The lockdown at a Hayward elementary school has been lifted after an intense neighborhood search for an armed robbery suspect Thursday morning, authorities said.
While emphasizing that there was no direct threat to the students, Hayward police said as a precaution Glassbrook Elementary School was placed on lockdown and Tyrrell Elementary, Schafer Park Elementary and Eldridge Elementary were issued shelter in place orders.READ MORE: KPIX Reporters Remember Slain Security Guard Kevin Nishita; 'Just the Kindest Man'
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“We’re not searching any of the schools,” said Hayward police Lt. Guy Jakub said, adding that police were focusing their efforts on a nearby apartment complex.MORE NEWS: Burlingame Shoppers Show Up for Small Business Saturday
The lockdown was lifted shortly before 11:45 a.m. No other details were immediately available.