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Barron County Schools Shutdown: Three Intruders Escaped

Three schools in Barron County were on lockdown on Thursday as the Senior Resource Officer (SRO) confronted three intruders in the Winder-Barrow High School’s gymnasium. The outsiders, when caught by the official, ran away and the investigation is still going on.

Winder Elementary School
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Three Barron County schools, Winder-Barrow High School, Russell Middle School, and Winder Elementary School were shut down by the law enforcement in precaution after several outsiders entered without permission. According to the Barron County Sheriff’s office, on Thursday, the Senior Resource Officer of the Winder-Barrow High School confronted three intruders, who ran away during the process of identification. Following which the schools were shut down and emergency lookouts were conducted surrounding the locations.
According to the officials in school, the three outsiders entered the school at 10 am and they escaped when being interrogated by the Senior Resource Officer of the school.  While checking the CCTV footage, three people were seen exiting the school in a black car. They were recognized to be males and according to the Barron Sheriff's Office, no weapons were visible with the intruders. Immediate actions were taken to clear off the schools and restore security. Following the immediate investigation conducted in the nearby areas of the three Barron County schools, the lockdown was lifted.
The Winder Barrow High School is located at 272 N. 5th Avenue in Winder, Georgia. Being one of the major schools in town.The unauthorized entry has created tension within the town leading to the lockdown. Following the incident, the Barrow County Sheriff’s office and the Winder police department came into immediate action and the investigation to confirm the identities of the individuals are still continuing.. The Barrow County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit had put up their contact for anyone to inform the whereabouts of the people involved in the authorized act; (770) 307-3080 ext. 3083. 

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