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No charges filed in Elburn school lockdown

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Kane County Sheriff's Department officers check the contents of a backpack Friday near Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn after three 13-year-old boys were taken into custody following reports of suspicious activity near the school.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

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Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn was on lockdown briefly at dismissal time Friday after a school bus driver reported a suspicious person near the school. It turns out, according to police, it was three 13-year-old boys, two of whom were handling Airsoft pellet pistols, and one who was wearing a dark blue utility vest that resembled body armor. No charges were filed.
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