4 suspected burglars captured after school lockdown
HIALEAH, Fla. (WSVN) -- Authorities have lifted a school lockdown after police captured all four burglary suspects who fled into a neighborhood.
Hialeah Police were forced to lockdown Hialeah Elementary, located at 550 East 8th Street, at around 12 p.m. Friday, due to the police situation in the area. The children were never in danger, and the lockdown was ordered as a safety precaution.
Police had responded to a burglary in progress nearby when the suspects fled.
Police set up a perimeter at East Seven Avenue and Seven Street in Hialeah. When units arrived, officials said, they saw three people flee the area on foot and a female flee in a getaway car. Police captured all four suspects.
According to police, one of the four suspects has 13 open cases for burglary in Hialeah.
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