Sports Authority robbery prompts school lockdown

Published On: Dec 18 2012 05:04:07 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 18 2012 05:29:38 PM EST
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DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. -

Police locked down a school in Deerfield Beach Tuesday evening after an armed robbery at a nearby Sports Authority.

Quiet Waters Elementary School was placed on lockdown about 4:50 p.m. The lockdown was lifted about 45 minutes later.

The Broward Sheriff's Office said deputies received a call about a robbery at 3810 W. Hillsboro Boulevard. An armed man went inside and took cash from the register before leaving.

The robber was last seen wearing a white shirt and a red baseball cap.

Anyone with information is asked to call BSO.