The lockdown started around 10:15 a.m. and lasted less than 2 hours.
Forestville Road Elementary, Lockhart Elementary, Wendell Elementary School, Hodge Road Elementary School, East Wake High, East Wake Middle, Knightdale High, and Knightdale Elementary were put on a "Code Yellow" lockdown due to nearby police activity following the armed home-invasion in Knightdale.
Marcus Terrell Edrington, 21, and Iran Antonio Marcano, 23, have been charged with kidnapping, breaking and entering, and conspriousy robbery with a dangerous weapon.
Edrington is also facing charges of assualt with a dangerous weapon.
A third suspect, Ethan Jeffery Tyler Huff, 21, is charged with resisting a public officer and accessory after the fact.
Details surrounding the crime have not been released.