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Armored car robbed in elementary school parking lot in Troy prompting lockdown, police say

An armored vehicle was robbed May 8, 2018 in the parking lot of a school in Troy. (WDIV)

TROY, Mich. – An armored car was robbed Tuesday morning while in a parking lot in Troy prompting a lockdown, police said.

Wattles Elementary School was placed under lockdown.

According to authorities, the driver of the armored car was pepper-sprayed by one of the robbery suspects.

Police said the suspects fled the area.

No other information was made available.