Police: Albemarle Elementary, Middle School on modified lockdown after nearby armed robbery reported

Albemarle Elementary and Albemarle Middle School were placed under a modified lockdown Thursday morning after a nearby armed robbery, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

Officers responded to the 6900 block of Baraway Drive at 7:30 a.m. in reference to the robbery. The victim old police he was robbed by an armed suspect who ran off on foot.

Nearby schools were placed on a modified lockdown as a precaution.

No one is in custody and the investigation is ongoing.