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Palmetto Senior High School Lockdown: Full Story & Must-See Details

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Palmetto Senior High School in Pinecrest, Florida, has been placed on lockdown as police search for a possible robbery suspect in the area.

What’s Happening?

UPDATE: The lockdown has been lifted and the suspect has been apprehended.

Officials confirmed that a perimeter has been set up in the area of SW 77th Avenue and 120th Street in Pinecrest, Florida, which includes Palmetto Senior High School. It was set up after Coral Gables Police contacted Pinecrest Police in hopes of finding the alleged suspect from a robbery in their city.

MDCPS Superintendent Alberto Carvalho tweeted that the “high school is safe” at this time. Pincrest Police said the lockdown was done out of precaution. Coral Gables Police are also on the scene.


Palmetto Senior High School

Miami Palmetto Senior High School is a public high school located at 7460 S.W. 118th Street in Pinecrest, Florida. The school is on 23 acres in southwest Miami-Dade County, and is part of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools district. The school was established in September 1958 and services 2,884 students.

Miami Norland Senior High is Miami Palmetto’s sister school by original blueprints. The school has been named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Its principal is Victoria Dobbs.

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