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Lockdown at Bonanza High School called off after police capture suspect in nearby theft

Updated Friday, Feb. 10, 2012 | 10:48 a.m.

Crime scene

Bonanza High School is operating as normal, after a theft at a nearby pawnshop resulted in a 45-minute lockdown at the school.

Metro spokesman Jay Rivera said a detective was doing follow-up work at a pawnshop at 1100 block of South Rainbow Boulevard when a man snatched a DVD player. Rivera said the man ran when the detective approached him. Police set up a perimeter near the shop and captured the suspect about 9:50 a.m.

While police search were searching the area, Bonanza High School was on lockdown, according to Clark County School District Police Lt. Ken Young. The school is southeast of the pawnshop on Del Ray Avenue.

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