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Burglary suspect spotted on roof; school placed on lockdown

February 12, 2020 GMT

PHOENIX (AP) — A school in Phoenix was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning until police were able to remove and arrest a burglary suspect who was spotted on the roof, police said.

Sgt. Mercedes Fortune says the suspect refused to cooperate with officers who resorted to use non-lethal means to take him into custody.

The lockdown of Phoenix Christian Preparatory School was lifted after the suspect was removed from the roof.

No additional information was released.