UPDATE: Dwyer High lockdown lifted; police capture car theft suspect


10:55 a.m. UPDATEOfficials lifted the lockdown at William T. Dwyer High School.

Palm Beach Gardens police confirm they have the car theft suspect in custody.

ORIGINAL POST: William T. Dwyer High School is on a code-red lockdown Tuesday morning while police search for a suspect in a car theft, Palm Beach County school and city police officials said.

A man dressed in a gray hoodie and plaid pajama bottoms ditched the reportedly stolen car near Donald Ross Road and North Military Trail, police said.

Dwyer was placed on lockdown as a precaution, according to police.


Principal Joe Depasquale called parents about the lockdown, urging those not already at the school to avoid campus, school officials said.



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