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Lockdown lifted at Franciscan Health South Hospital

Posted at 4:39 PM, Oct 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-24 18:37:35-04

GREENWOOD, Ind. -- A two-hour lockdown at Franciscan Health South Hospital has ended.

The lockdown went into effect at 3:43 p.m. at the hospital in the 8000 block of S. Emerson Ave., and it was lifted around 5:53 p.m. 

Police set up a perimeter in the area as they looked for a shoplifter. He was not believed to be armed, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department 

A lockdown meant all doors at the hospital were secured and were being monitored.