5 Northport Schools Locked Down During Police Search in Area

The Northport school district locked down five schools Wednesday morning while Suffolk County police searched for a larceny suspect.

Locked down for about 2 1/2 hours were Bellerose, Pulaski Road and Dickinson Avenue schools, plus a middle school and the high school.

schools in the Northport-East Northport School District were placed on lockdown for about 2 1/2 hours Wednesday as police searched a local neighborhood for what proved to be a petit larceny suspect, officials said.

Police said the someone stole items from a local business. Inspector William Scrima said no violence was involved, and the school district decided to lock down as a precaution. Police were looking for the thief.


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