Report of armed suspect prompts lockdown at West Philadelphia school

A West Philadelphia school was placed on lockdown after a report of an armed suspect inside the school.

A West Philadelphia school was placed on lockdown after a report of an armed suspect inside the school.

Police were called to the Rhoads James School at 49th and Parrish streets just before 3 p.m. Friday.

The lockdown was lifted shortly before 4 p.m.

Police did take a suspect into custody, but no word if that person was armed.

No word if anyone will be charged.

Police are investigating.
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