CHINLE — Chinle Unified School District schools and teacher housing have been on lockdown since about 1:30 p.m. as police search for a person or persons who robbed the Conoco station adjacent to the Pic ’N’ Run convenience store on Navajo Route 7.
At least one suspect is believed to be armed.
The parking lot of the Best Western Motel, adjacent to the Pic ’N’ Run, is barricaded and police appeared to be concentrating their search there.
As of 2 p.m. – MST, a SWAT team from Window Rock was dispatched to the scene.
No further information is available at this time.
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