2 Fort Lauderdale Schools Placed on Lockdown for Nearby Police Investigation

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Two Fort Lauderdale schools were placed on lockdown as a precaution after police responded to a suspicious person call nearby.

Meadowbrooke Elementary School and Pineridge Education Center were placed on lockdown as police responded to a call in the 2500 block of Southwest 42nd Avenue.

According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, a suspicious person was spotted walking around with what looked like rifle bags.

A perimeter was set up but the lockdown was later lifted.

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