Schools locked down after armed robbery

POSTED: 3:56 PM Jan 30 2013   UPDATED: 5:51 PM Jan 14 2013
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WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. -

UPDATE 11:32 a.m.: Police tell us the robbery took place at the Subway on Suncrest Drive in Gray.

We're told the suspect was armed. Authorities are still looking for the suspect.

Detectives were nearby at the scene of the Mouse's Ear fire when they got the call about the robbery just before 11:30. They tell us no one was in danger and the schools were locked down as a precaution.

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UPDATE 11:28 a.m.: The lockdown has now been lifted. Watch News 5 At Noon for more details about this story.

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Gray Elementary, Ridgeview Elementary, and Daniel Boone High School in Washington County are on lockdown following a local armed robbery.

We'll have more details on this story as they become available online and on News 5 At Noon.