Hialeah Elementary School on Temporary Lockdown After Burglary at Nearby Home

Police perimeter in area of East 8th Avenue and 5th Street

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    Police at the scene of an attempted burglary in Hialeah.

    A South Florida school was temporarily placed on lockdown Friday as police investigated a burglary at a nearby home, authorities said.

    Hialeah Elementary School at 550 East 8th Street was placed on lockdown after an officer saw several suspects attempting to burglarize a house, Hialeah Police officials said.

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    Some of the suspects were taken into custody but others fled the scene, with one of them running in the area of the school, officials said.

    A perimeter was set up in the area of East 8th Avenue and 5th Street.

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