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Lockdowns lifted after ‘suspicious incident’ reported at 2 schools in Pembroke Pines

Pembroke Pines police responded to Franklin Academy Jan. 27, 2020, in reference to a suspicious incident.
Pembroke Pines police responded to Franklin Academy Jan. 27, 2020, in reference to a suspicious incident. (Google Maps)

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. – Police responded to two schools Monday morning in Pembroke Pines in reference to a “suspicious incident,” authorities confirmed on Twitter. However, the lockdowns were lifted later in the morning.

Pembroke Pines police said officers were at the campuses of FSU Charter Middle School at 501 SW 172nd Ave. and Franklin Academy at 18800 Pines Blvd.

Authorities said the schools had been placed on lockdown as a precaution. The lockdowns were lifted a short time later after authorities determined no crime had occurred.

No other details were immediately released by police.


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