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Burglary suspect spotted on roof; school placed on lockdown

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Posted at 10:19 AM, Feb 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-12 13:34:46-05

PHOENIX - A Phoenix Police Department spokeswoman says a school was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning until police were able to remove and arrest a burglary suspect who was spotted on the roof.

Sgt. Mercedes Fortune says the suspect refused to cooperate with officers who then 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.