Mentor elementary school placed on lockdown after robbery, during police chase

MENTOR, Ohio - A Mentor elementary school was placed on lockdown Tuesday after a robbery and a brief police chase. 

Mentor police said two men were placed in custody after they ran on foot from a traffic stop. The two men were wanted for a robbery in Willoughby, police said. 

Hopkins Elementary School was on lockdown for about 45 minutes during the pursuit, school officials said. 

As of 3:30 p.m., the lockdown was lifted. 

The men were apprehended by officers and K-9 Units. One of the men is being treated for a dog bite wound and two police officers were injured during the arrests of the men. 

The incident is still under investigation. 

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