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March 10, 2014 at 10:25 AM

Granite Falls schools locked down during search for car thief

Update at 10:57 a.m.: The sheriff’s office reports one suspect, a 33-year-old man, is now in custody. The school lockdowns have been lifted.

Original post: Several Granite Falls schools have been locked down as deputies search for a car thief, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Around 8:45 this morning  someone called 911 to report an erratic driver at 43rd Street Northeast and Newberg Road in the Snohomish area, the sheriff’s office said.  Deputies chased the car north until the driver abandoned the car on Hemming Way near Mountain Way Elementary School in Granite Falls.

The sheriff’s office says the vehicle had been reported stolen out of King County and had no license plates.

The Granite Falls School District has locked down Mountain Way Elementary and other schools in the area due to the search.

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