Breaking news: Police lift lockdown at 3 schools; search for 4 p


Breaking news: Police lift lockdown at 3 schools; search for 4 people continues

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YUMA, Ariz. (KSWT News 13) - Yuma police have lifted the lockdown at three schools including Fourth Avenue Junior High, Yuma High School and Roosevelt Elementary School.

Right now, police are searching for four people who were involved in a hit-and-run collision that happened at First Street and Madison Avenue.


We should note the lockdown was enforced as a precautionary measure.
Police say five passengers, three men and two women, got out of the car and took off running.

Police arrested one of the individuals after he tried jumping the fence at Fourth Avenue Junior High.

Police say they are concerned about the other four individuals because they found weapons thrown by the Gowan Company on Main Street.

Border Patrol agents assisted police in searching through the schools to make sure no other individuals were hiding there. 

Again, right now, police are looking for four more people: two males and two females. 

One woman is described as having blonde hair, about 5'6" tall and wearing a white dress.

The second woman is also described as 5'6" tall but with dark hair and wearing dark sweatpants and a dark shirt.

Again, the lockdown at three schools has been lifted including 4th Avenue Junior High, Yuma High School and Roosevelt Elementary, as a precautionary measure.

However, the search for the four individuals still on the run continues.

Stay with KSWT News 13 throughout the day.

We will continue to follow this story and will bring you the latest information as it becomes available.



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