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UPDATE: Lockdown ends at TCC SE Campus in Arlington

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Update: 1:00 p.m. The Search has been suspended for burglary suspect near the TCC SE campus. The campus lockdown has been lifted but campus is closed for remainder of day.

ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – An alert went out to all students at the Tarrant Co College SE campus in Arlington around noon today warning students that the campus was on lockdown.

The text alert read "TAKE ACTION NOW – LEAVE IF YOU CAN. If not, STAY in your room or building, TURN OUT lights, CLOSE blinds, LOCK or barricade doors, HIDE under furniture, STAY away from doors and windows, SILENCE your cell phones. Await further instructions."

On the TCC emergency notification website a statement read "Tarrant County College Southeast Campus is currently on lockdown.  There is an Armed suspect in the woods behind the campus."

Arlington police say it's related to a burglary suspect wanted out of Grand Prairie.

Lockdown status restricts access to and from the building.  Occupants are asked to remain in secured areas until notified by TCC police that is safe to depart.

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