Five District 622 schools locked exterior doors and kept students inside Monday as Oakdale police searched for a suspect in a bank robbery.
A lone man entered Western Bank on Monday morning, handed a teller a demand note and fled with an undisclosed amount of money. The bank is located at 1155 Hadley Ave. N.
Authorities were still searching for the suspect Monday but had not made any arrests as of 2 p.m.
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According to Jennifer McNeil, District 622 communications coordinator, the schools that were affected included:
- Skyview Elementary
- Skyview Middle
- Tartan High School
- Oakdale Elementary
- Eagle Point Elementary
District officials were in contact with Oakdale police, who said they believed there was no immediate threat to students, McNeil said.
The measure was “just a precaution,” she said.