Armed Home Invasion Prompts Lock Down of Schools, Library

An armed home invasion prompted the lock down of schools and a library in Delaware.

Delaware State Police placed Austin Baltz Elementary School at 1500 Spruce Street in Elsmere, Del. and All Saints Catholic School along 907 New Road under lockdown around 3 p.m. on Thursday, school officials said. A nearby library was also closed.

Troopers ordered the lockdowns following the home invasion along nearby Bungalow Ave.

Police say at least one armed suspect entered a home on that block and robbed the place. They then fled and remain at large.

Troopers are searching for those involved.

It is currently unclear whether anyone was hurt in the home invasion or what they may have stolen.

The lockdowns were lifted around 3:40 p.m., officials said.

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