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Bank robbed on northeast side; school in lockdown

Fort Wayne Community Schools officials say Jefferson Middle School, 5303 Wheelock Road, remains on lockdown after a bank robbery in the area of Stellhorn and Maplecrest roads.

Several schools were put on alert and, as a precaution, some decided to go into lockdown mode, the district announced.

As off 9:30 a.m., the district said Jefferson was the only school remaining in lockdown.