3 Jupiter schools were temporarily placed on lockdown while officers searched for burglary suspects

JUPITER, Fla. -- Three schools from Carver Avenue West to Indiantown Road North in Jupiter were temporarily on lockdown Tuesday while officers investigated a residential burglary within the Riverwalk residential development.

The lockdown was a precautionary measure. Jupiter Police stationed officers at each school during the search.
According to police, witnesses saw two people in the area and one was carrying a semi-automatic handgun.

The second was reportedly armed with a four-inch knife, according to police.

Thanks to a description by witnesses, K-9 officers were able to track them to a residence.

In custody are two teens, ages 14 and 15. One will be charged with armed burglary and aggravated assault with a firearm. The other will be charged with armed burglary.

Police say no schools or students were ever in danger.

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