Police are investigating an early morning robbery that occurred Wednesday at Wheatley Elementary.
School officials say an intruder threatened an employee and stole her purse as she walked toward the school's entrance at East 28th St. and MLK Blvd.
The employee was not harmed and the robbery occurred before students arrived for class.
The assistant principal sent a notice to parents this morning informing them of the incident and that the school day would go on as scheduled.
Lubbock ISD Public Information Director, Nancy Sharp issued the following statement:
"Lubbock ISD will fully prosecute the perpetrator of this crime and seeks the assistance of the public in providing police with any information available. "
If you have any information, please call Crimeline at 741-1000.