Third Squad detectives are investigating a Burglary that occurred on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 10:25 p.m. in Westbury.
According to detectives, police officers responded to Park Avenue Elementary School at 955 Park Avenue for an alarm. Upon arrival the officers were met by a school security employee who assisted officers with the search of the premise. During the investigation two male blacks, approximately 14-17 years old, were observed on surveillance entering the school through an unlocked roof hatch. One of the subjects was observed taking a black handgun from his waistband as they walked through the halls. The subjects fled the scene as they triggered the alarm. Both males are described as 5’7” tall and 140 pounds. There are no reported proceeds at this time.
Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Yao/3rd Sqd 08/28/18/1045/8812
*** UPDATE ***
Third Squad detectives report the arrest of two juveniles in connection with the above incident.
Both 15 year old subjects, one from New Cassel and the other from Westbury, surrendered themselves to police and are charged with Criminal Trespass 3rd Degree. They will be responding to Family Court on 9/18/2018.
Details by: Det. Yao/3rd Squad 08/28/18/2300/6672