Philadelphia Police Searching For Northeast High School Burglary Suspect

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are searching for a burglary suspect who broke into a Philadelphia high school on July 17.

According to the Philadelphia Police Department, an unknown 16-20 year-old white male broke into Northeast High School at 1601 Cottman Avenue at approximately 4:00 p.m.

Authorities say the suspect entered the school by breaking through the gymnasium’s roof window. Surveillance video shows the suspect then entered the main portion of the school by breaking through the roster room window.

Police say the suspect eventually fled the school without taking anything.


The suspect is seen in the surveillance video wearing a black “Nike” shirt, dark pants and carrying a blue back pack with yellow straps.

Anybody with additional information is urged to contact police at 215-686-8477.

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