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3 Schools Locked Down After Fruitland Robbery

Fruitland Police website

Three Wicomico schools were locked down this morning.

The move came after The Red Fox mini mart on Route 13 was robbed according to Fruitland police.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that the students and staff at Bennett Middle School, Fruitland Primary School and Fruitland Intermediate School were kept inside the buildings.

Police say there were no injuries from the armed robbery.

Authorities say suspect has been described as a light skinned black male, approximately 5-foot-6, stocky build and wearing dark clothing.

Don Rush is the News Director at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.