• Lockdown lifted for Vance High School after police activity in area


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools says a lockdown placed on four schools Monday afternoon has been lifted.

    Vance High School was placed on lockdown Monday afternoon while police searched for people in a stolen car.

    Police said officers got behind a stolen vehicle when the people jumped and ran in the area near the school.

    Other schools in the area were also placed on lockdown:  James Martin MS, Nathaniel Alexander Elementary and John M. Morehead Stem Academy

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