Gillard Elementry School and Pillans Middle School were both placed on a brief lockdown this morning following a robbery nearby. M
obile Police Spokesperson Charlette Solis tell News 5 that early this morning the Discount Center Gas Station on Dauphin Island Parkway was held up. Because of its proximity to the school, it was placed on a precautionary lockdown.
Mobile Police have give the school the all clear and classes were allowed to resume as normal.