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Central Valley schools briefly locked down during burglary investigation

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Three area schools were briefly placed on lockdown after a police search for a burglary suspect spread into the nearby neighborhood. 

The burglary occurred Thursday morning in the 6500 block of Charleston Boulevard, near Rainbow Boulevard.

According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, a perimeter was setup around Bonanza High School, Warren Elementary School and the College of Southern Nevada Charleston campus during the search for the burglary suspect.

Police said initial reports indicated the suspect may have been armed. 

The lockdown was lifted and the perimeter was broken down at about 11:30 a.m., police said on social media.  

Authorities urged the public to avoid the area.

An investigation is ongoing.

Stay with FOX 5 for further information on this developing story.

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