Albemarle Road Elementary placed on lockdown due to police activity

Albemarle Road Elementary placed on lockdown due to police activity

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Albemarle Road Elementary School was put on lockdown Tuesday afternoon due to police activity in the area.

The lockdown was placed in effect at the school - which is on Riding Trail Road near E. W.T. Harris Blvd. - around 3 p.m. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools confirmed the lockdown but did not give any further details.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said the activity was due to a license plate reader hit on nearby Democracy Drive. They did not give any further information.

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