• Police catch armed man at high school in Greensboro

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    GREENSBORO, N.C. - Police took a man into custody Monday after officers found two guns on him at a North Carolina high school.

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    A news release from Greensboro police said the man entered the cafeteria at Smith High School on Monday and was questioned by employees, who called for a lockdown. A school resource officer confronted the man and noticed the weapons. The man ran, but the resource officer and other officers caught him.


    Authorities said 29-year-old Steve Brantley Spence of Norfolk, Virginia, had two handguns and a backpack with boxes of ammunition. Police also found a stolen car with another gun in it.

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    Investigators believe Spence's intended target was someone at the school with whom he had a personal relationship.

    Police also said Spence was wanted in Virginia on several charges.

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