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Eastwood Elementary Placed on Temporary, Precautionary Lockdown

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Eastwood Elementary School was put on lockdown Monday.

The Monongalia County Sheriff's Department said a man and woman were stealing scrap metal from the Store More Storage Complex on the Mileground.

The sheriff's department put the school on a precautionary lockdown for around an hour while deputies looked for the pair.

The woman has been arrested but the sheriff's department said it is still looking for the man.