All-clear given at Ferndale high, middle schools

Students had been kept in classrooms while police searched for breaking and entering suspect


FERNDALE, Mich. – All precautionary safety measures at Ferndale High School and Middle School -- which are on the same campus on Pinecrest Drive just north of 8 Mile Road -- have been lifted.

The schools had been under a "shelter-in-place" -- meaning students were kept in classrooms --  while police search the area for a breaking and entering suspect. 

Police said they were able to find the suspect near 8 Mile Road and took him into custody.

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